Scheduled for Siegmund in cycle 1, Stuart Skelton steps in for Kaufmann in cycle 3 of The Ring at the Metropolitan Opera. And this is between performances of Fliegende Hollander at the ENO in London. Now here is an interview.
He talks about being called a "young Heldentenor." He doesn't like it. But.... He is a Heldentenor. Surely he doesn't doubt this. And for a Heldentenor 43 is young. If he were a lyric tenor, he would need to already have his shit pretty well together. I'd say he was working into it quite nicely.
Sarah tells us here that this performance will be streamed on Sirius May 7.
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