By Francisco Salazar
The LA Opera has announced a casting update for its production of “Tosca.”
The company noted that Michael Fabiano will join the cast of the Puccini opera, singing the role of Cavaradossi for the first four performances from Nov. 19 to Dec. 4; afterward, Gregory Kunde will perform from Dec. 7 to 10.
Fabiano has performed the role at the Opera de Paris and Teatro Real and is set to perform the role next season at the Metropolitan Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, and Wiener Staatsoper. He is well known for his Verdi and Puccini interpretations as well as for his Bizet, Massenet, and Gounod.
Fabiano joins a cast that includes Angel Blue and Ryan McKinny. Oksana Lyniv conducts the production by John Caird.