There are only seven vocal recitals during a season, but in the last 18 months Daniela Barcellona, Diana Damrau, Rolando Villazón and Jonas Kaufmann have come a cropper, and Daniel Barenboim had to pull out of his recital with Barbara Frittoli.
Now Angela Gheorghiu has postponed Sunday’s recital due to a “sudden illness”. She will now come to Milan’s opera house on Friday 16 May 2014.
As season ticket holders paid for this concert more than a year ago, the theatre are offering refunds, if preferred.
Kaufmann’s catch-up date is in three weeks: 21 October…