Metropolitan Opera Cancels 2022-23 HD of ‘Don Carlo’

By Francisco Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera has announced a change to its 2022-23 HD season.

The company canceled the HD performance of “Don Carlo” scheduled for Nov. 19 and has changed the HD to “Falstaff” on April 1.

The change comes after Anna Netrebko withdrew from the production after she condemned the war but did not distance herself from Putin.

“Falstaff” will be conducted by Daniele Rustioni and will star Hera Hyesang Park, Ailyn Pérez, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Jennifer Johnson Cano, Bogdan Volkov, Michael Volle, and  Christopher Maltman.

It is the second time in history that the Met cancels or changes an HD performance. Previously, the company canceled its HD production of “The Death of a Klinghoffer” when it was hit with protests.