Yesterday the Met announced another round of cancellations and replacements. The big winners were two operalia winners who have yet to gain international stardom. Here is what the Met Press ofice released:
Janai Brugger makes her Met debut as Liù in Turandot on October 30 and sings the role on November 2, 5, and 9. Brugger replaces Takesha Meshé Kizart, who is recovering from recent abdominal surgery.
Guanqun Yu replaces Sondra Radvanovsky as Leonora in Il Trovatore on October 17, 20, and 25. This role marks her Met debut as well.