Peter Gelb Admits to Removing Anita Rachvelishvili from Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Carmen’ & A Solo Recital

Peter Gelb has admitted to removing Anita Rachvelishvili from Met Productions following a performance of “Aida” in December 2022. In a recent interview with the New York Times regarding the mezzo-soprano’s vocal struggles following her pregnancy the Met General Manager said, “It was obvious that she was not the same singer — at least temporarily not the same singer — {…}