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Further to Previous: Levine Replacements

The Met has announced who will conduct upcoming runs of Il Trovatore and Luisa Miller, replacing James Levine. Marco Armiliato gets Il Trovatore and Bertrand de Billy gets Luisa Miller. Sir David McVicar’s production of Il Trovatore will feature Maria Agresta as Leonora, Yonghoon Lee as Manrico, and Anita Rachvelishvili as Azucena. Quinn Kelsey and Luca Salsi will share the role of Count di Luna, with Štefan Kocán and Kwangchul Youn both singing the role of Ferrando.
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