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Cast change: Liparit Avetisyan to sing in L’elisir d’amore in summer 2017

Tenor replaces Rolando Villazón in the role of Nemorino for upcoming performances on 27, 30 May; 3, 6 June.

By Mel Spencer (Senior Editor (Social Media))

20 April 2017 at 12.33pm | 4 Comments

A cast change for upcoming performances of The Royal Opera's L’elisir d’amore has been announced.

Due to medical reasons, Rolando Villazón has withdrawn from singing the role of Nemorino on 27, 30 May; 3, 6 June. He will be replaced by Armenian tenor Liparit Avetisyan.

Avetisvan made his Royal Opera debut in the 2016/17 Season as Alfredo Germont in La traviata. Recent appearances elsewhere have included Alfredo Germont and Don José in Carmen at the Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and BalletRodolfo in La bohème in Frankfurt, Fenton in Falstaff in Cologne and Alfredo Germont for Opera Australia.

The rest of the cast remains unchanged.

Ticket holders have been contacted via email. If you have a ticket please see terms and conditions of sale.

By Mel Spencer (Senior Editor (Social Media))

20 April 2017 at 12.33pm

This article has been categorised Opera and tagged by Laurent Pelly, cast change, L'Elisir d'amore, Production

This article has 4 comments

  1. Amanda Kendal responded on 28 May 2017 at 2:27pm Reply

    And he was absolutely superb.

    Bravo!

  2. Ewa responded on 6 June 2017 at 10:48pm Reply

    Excellent voice and great actor!

  3. Matteo S responded on 21 June 2017 at 9:02am Reply

    Avetysian was wonderful, great choice, thank you!
    Speaking about changes of cast, should you not update the information about tomorrow's (22nd June) show, since both Alagna and Kurzak are ill?

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