Opéra de Paris Announces New Cast Change for ‘La Vestale’

By Francisco Salazar

The Opéra de Paris has announced a cast change for its June 19 performance of “La Vestale.”

The company said that Elodie Hache will sing the role of Julia replacing Elza van den Heever, who is ill.

Hache performed the opening performance on June 15, also stepping in for Van den Heever. 

The soprano has performed at the Orchestre de Marseille, Orchestre de l’Opéra de Paris, Orchestre National de Metz, the Angers and Nantes opera houses, and Opéra de Paris.

Hache is set to join a cast that includes Michael Spyres, Eve-Maud Hubeaux, Julien Behr, Jean Teitgen, and Florent Mbia. Bertrand de Billy conducts the new production by Lydia Steier.

Van den Heever is set to return to the production on June 23, 2024.