Simon Keenlyside Cancels Lincoln Center Recital

By Francisco Salazar

Simon Keenlyside has canceled his upcoming recital in Lincoln Center.

Lincoln Center announced that due to illness the baritone would have to cancel his recital which was scheduled for March 1. The recital, which was also set to feature Malcolm Martineau, will not be rescheduled. It was announced that ticketholders will get refunds.

The recital would have been Keenlyside first New York appearance this season. Keenlyside has not appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage since 2016 when he returned to the stage after vocal trouble for a run of “Don Giovanni.”

He next goes to Vienna for another recital and takes on the title role in Verdi’s “Macbeth” at the Bayerische Staatsoper. He also sings the role of “Rigoletto” with the Deutsche Oper Berlin before returning to London for a recital. This season he also sings the title role of “Don Giovanni” in Geneva.  He also returns to the Royal Opera for “Falstaff.”