The mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly has acquired a analysis of breast most cancers and is taking day trip for therapy.
Dame Sarah is likely one of the most engaged and outspoken artists, a fighter for her artwork and its establishments. Your complete music group joins in wishing her a swift restoration.
She has pulled out of the BBC Proms and out of a forthcoming Coliseum opera.
Right here’s an announcement from ENO:
English Nationwide Opera are sorry to announce that Dame Sarah Connolly has needed to withdraw from English Nationwide Opera’s upcoming manufacturing of Orpheus and Eurydice for private causes.
Dame Sarah Connolly mentioned: “Final month, I had an unwelcome birthday current, breast most cancers. Like so many ladies stricken with this illness, I’ll face no matter is coming as greatest I can. Imminent surgical procedure means I have to withdraw from ENO’s ‘Orpheus and Eurydice’ and ‘L’enfance du Christ’ on the BBC Proms. I hope, nevertheless, to fulfil all my different live performance and recording commitments over the approaching months. I’d wish to thank ENO and the BBC Proms for his or her kindness and understanding, and I stay up for working with them each within the close to future.”
Everybody at ENO sends Dame Sarah our love and we hope to see her again on the London Coliseum stage quickly. All of us ship her our perfect needs and assist as she undergoes therapy.
Alice Coote will now carry out the position of Orpheus. ENO want to say an enormous thanks to Alice for getting into the position at such brief discover and stay up for welcoming her to rehearsals very quickly.