OPERA: 12TH February, 2021
Cast change : Die Walküre (11-23 March) & "Le Rossignol" / "Iolanta" (4-11 April)
New National Theatre, Tokyo (NNTT) announces the cast changes for Die Walküre and the double-bill programme Le Rossignol / Iolanta as below.
- "Der Ring des Nibelungen" Erster Tag Die Walküre
IIMORI Taijiro, who was scheduled to conduct this production, unfortunately has had to withdraw from conducting this long piece because he is not yet in good shape after the surgery in December. In response to his withdrawal, the Artistic Director of Opera: ONO Kazushi will counduct the performances on 11, 14, 17 and 20 March, and JOYA Masahiro (Musical Chief at NNTT) will conduct the last performance on 23 March.
In addition, the international artists who were scheduled to perform in this production will not be able to come to Japan due to the Japanese government's travelling restrictions from overseas.
The conductor and cast will be replaced as below.
Conductor: IIMORI Taijiro ->ONO Kazushi (March 11, 14, 17, 20) / JOYA Masahiro (March 23)
Siegmund: Daniel KIRCH -> TBA
Hunding: Ain ANGER -> HASEGAWA Akira
Wotan: Egils SILINS -> Michael KUPFER-RADECKY
Sieglinde: Elisabet STRID -> KOBAYASHI Atsuko
Brünnhilde: Iréne THEORIN -> IKEDA Kaori
Regarding the role of Siegmund, we will announce on this website as soon as it is decided.
You can find out more about "Der Ring des Nibelungen" Erster Tag Die Walküre by clicking here.
- "Le Rossignol" / "Iolanta"
Due to the Japanese government's travelling restrictions from overseas, international artists who were scheduled to perform in the double-bill programme Le Rossignol / Iolanta will not be able to come to Japan.
The conductor & cast will be replaced by the artists as below.
Conductor: Andriy YURKEVYCH ->TAKASEKI Ken
Le Rossignol: Hasmik TOROSYAN -> MIYAKE Rie
L'Empereur de Chine: Nikoloz LAGVILAVA ->YOSHIKAWA Kenichi
Robert: Yuriy YURCHUK -> INOUE Tamon
Le Comte Vaudémont: Viktor ANTIPENKO -> UCHIYAMA Shingo
Ibn-Hakia: Nikoloz LAGVILAVA -> Vitaly YUSHMANOV
Iolanta: Ekaterina SIURINA -> OHSUMI Chikako
You can find out more about "Le Rossignol" / "Iolanta" by clicking here.
Please note that tickets will not be refunded.
12th of February, 2021
New National Theatre, Tokyo