Leonardo Caimi Makes Heroic Cameo In Opening Of ‘Les Vêpres Siciliennes’ At The Bayerische Staatsoper

The Bayerische Staatsoper announced that during Act five of its premiere performance of Verdi’s “Les Vêpres Siciliennes” tenor Bryan Terfel was substituted by tenor Leonardo Caimi. According to the company, while Hymel acted the role, Caimi sang backstage. According to reports, Hymel suffered a bad cough that impeded him from being able to finish singing the performance. Caimi recently performed “Les {…}

Bayerische Staatsoper 2017-18 Review – Così Fan Tutte: Eye-Catching Couples, Comedy and Camaraderie Display Mozart’s Magic

“Così fan tutte” has often been a vehicle for some terrific singing as the third and final Mozart opera penned by Lorenzo Da Ponte. That was again the case Friday night at the Bayerische Staatsoper as a cast of rising stars showcased their respective talents in octogenarian Dieter Dorn’s production. When something has lasted for almost a quarter century, there {…}