Metropolitan Opera Announces Cast Change for ‘Dialogues des Carmélites’

By Francisco Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera has announced a cast change for its upcoming production of “Dialogues des Carmélites.”

The company noted that Christine Goerke will replace Eva-Maria Westbroek in the role of  Madame Lidoine.

Goerke is currently set to perform Ortrud in “Lohengrin” later this season. She is also set to make her role debut as Amneris in “Aida” at the Detriot Opera where she is the Associate Artistic Director.

The soprano is set to join a cast that includes Ailyn Pérez, Sabine Devieilhe, Jamie Barton, Alice Coote, Piotr Buszewski, and Laurent Naouri. Bertrand de Billy conducts the legendary production by John Dexter.

“Dialogues des Carmélites” is set to open on Jan. 15 and runs through Jan. 28, 2022.