Metropolitan Opera Announces Another Cast Change for ‘Medea’

By Francisco Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera has announced a cast change for its production of “Medea.”

The company said that for the Oct. 13 performance the role of Giasone will be sung by Rafael Davila replacing Matthew Polenzani.

The cast change marks the second for the performance after Ekaterina Gubanova canceled and was replaced by Olivia Vote.

Davila made his Met debut as Don José in “Carmen” in 2017 and has performed at the Washington National Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Opera Naples, San Francisco Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, and Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Davila joins a cast that includes Sondra Radvanovsky, Michele Pertusi, Olivia Vote and Janai Brugger. Carlo Rizzi conducts.

Polenzani returns to the production for the Oct. 18 performance.