Figuring out who is singing in the current production of TRISTAN UND ISOLDE at the Metropolitan Opera is akin to playing Russian Roulette.
See the cast listing from the previous 5 performances with one to go (and NO BETS for this one either!) :
(The above from a posting on Parterre Box in the ever increasing comments for a post re last night’s cast change.)
This writer will be seeing the 6th and final performance (ticket purchased months ago initally with disappointment at being the last one but that has faded obviously in light of current events).
Check back here over the weekend for details of the sure-to-be event, for IF Heppner and Voigt ACTUALLY sing together and make it to the end – it will be one of those evenings.
Already expectations are high and given the performances last night by the cast, orchestra and James Levine this promises to be an incredible performance.
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