Metropolitan Opera Announces New Cast Change for ‘Aida’

By Francisco Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera has announced a cast change for its performance of “Aida” on Dec. 21, 2022.

The company announced that for this evening’s performance the role of Ramfis will now be sung by Harold Wilson, who will replace Christian Van Horn.

Wilson has performed with the Opera Colorado, Dayton Opera, Opera Southwest, Baltimore Concert Opera, Opera Delaware, and Caramoor Festival. His repertoire includes music by Puccini, Mozart, Rossini, Verdi and Wagner.

He will join a cast that includes Brian Jagde, Michelle Bradley, Quinn Kelsey, and Olesya Petrova. Paolo Carignani will conduct.

Van Horn returns to the production on Dec. 27.