Cast change: Rachele Stanisci to perform in Les Vêpres siciliennes on Thursday 24 October
The Italian soprano will sing from the side-stage, with Lianna Haroutounian to act the role.
Due to illness, tonight the role of Hélène in Les Vêpres siciliennes will be sung by Italian soprano Rachele Stanisci from the side of the stage and acted by Armenian soprano Lianna Haroutounian.
Rachele Stanisci has previously sung the role of Hélène in Les Vêpres siciliennes at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples. Her more recent appearances have included Elisabeth de Valois in Don Carlos for Hamburg State Opera, Liù in Turandot in Palermo and Livorno, Nedda in Pagliacci in Cremona and Brescia, the title role in Francesca da Rimini for Paris Opéra, Leonora in Il trovatore in Las Palmas, Trieste and Lisbon; Beatrice in Beatrice di Tenda in Catania, Puccini’s Manon Lescaut in Athens, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth in Cagliari, Verdi concerts at Liceu, Barcelona and as Odabella in Attila in Verona. Plans include Maddalena in Andrea Chénier in Pisa and Nedda in Tokyo.
The rest of the cast remains the same.