Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Anna Netrebko drops out of Met Japan tour over radiation concerns

The brightest star of the Metropolitan Opera’s tour to Japan, Anna Netrebko, has dropped out at the last minute over concerns about radiation, as did Joseph Calleja, a leading tenor, Met officials said in Tokyo on Tuesday. They joined Jonas Kaufmann, another tenor who pulled out over concerns after the March earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. Read More in the NY Times