Marina Poplavskaya withdraws from Robert le diable due to illness
Audiences will be contacted directly in due course with further information about the cast change.
Due to illness, it is with deep regret that Marina Poplavskaya has had to withdraw immediately from The Royal Opera’s new production of Robert le diable. The Royal Opera wishes Marina a full and speedy recovery.
Replacement casting for the role of Alice will be announced in due course.
The rest of the cast remains unchanged, with American tenor Bryan Hymel in the title role, American bass-baritone John Relyea as Bertram, American soprano Jennifer Rowley as Isabelle, French bass Nicolas Courjal as Alberti and French tenor Jean-François Borras as Raimbaut. All performances are conducted by Daniel Oren.
Robert le diable, directed by Laurent Pelly, is at the Royal Opera House from
6 – 21 December.