Several Canadian artists are on the roster of the Metropolitan Opera's 2002-3 season. (Artists on Stage).
Several Canadian artists are on the roster of the Metropolitan
Opera's 2002-3 season. Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian makes her debut
in A View from the Bridge (Dec.), while soprano Alexandria Deshorties
returns as Constanze in Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (Jan.-Feb.).
Soprano Wendy Nielsen is micaela in Carmen, conducted by Yves Abel
(Nov.). Canada's three tenors are prominently featured: Richard
Margison appears as Radames in Aida (Oct.-Nov.), Bacchus in Ariadne auf
Naxos (Mar.-Apr.), and Calaf in Turandot (Feb.-Mar.); Michael Schade
sings Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Dec.Jan.), and Ben Heppner sings in a
new production of Les Troyens (Feb.-Mar.). Bass John Relyea appears in
La Cenerentola (Sept-Oct.) and Lucia di Lammermoor (Nov.-Dec.), as well
as in Mozart's Mass in C Minor with the Met Orchestra (May 16 and