11 November 2015 at 3.02pm | 127 Comments
Due to a viral infection, German tenor Jonas Kaufmann has had to withdraw from singing the role of Don José in Carmen on 14 and 16 November 2015. The role will now be sung by Italian tenor Andrea Carè.
Andrea Carè made his Royal Opera debut in 2013 as Ismaele in Nabucco. His recent performances include B.F. Pinkerton in Madam Butterfly for Savonlinna Opera Festival and Canadian Opera Company, Pollione in Norma for Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona and Opéra National de Bordeaux; Giasone in Medea for Grand Théâtre de Genève, Cavaradossi in Tosca in St. Margarethen and Don José in Carmen for the Royal Swedish Opera.
The rest of the cast remains unchanged.
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