Soprano Angela Gheorghiu will not be appearing in the title role of Puccini’s opera “Tosca” on March 7, 2020 at the Semperoper Dresden, according to the official press statement on the company’s website.
British soprano Emily Magee, who was already scheduled to take on the role on March 1, 2020. Magee will join a cast that includes Markus Marquardt, Lawson Anderson, Matthias Henneberg, Timothy Oliver and Tilmann Rönnebeck.
Giampaolo Bisanti will conduct the production by Johannes Schaaf.
Gheorghiu is still scheduled for four performances of “Tosca” between Feb. 12-28, 2020.