Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Kate Royal is Pregnant and Cancels Glyndebourne 2011

Norman Lebrecht announces that soprano Kate Royal, who just made her Metropolitan Opera debut in Orfeo ed Euridice, is pregnant and has cancelled her engagement at the Glyndebourne Festival this summer. Miah Persson will be replacing her as the Governess in Britten's Turn of the Screw. Ms. Royal's husband, Julian Ovenden, is currently preparing Maury Yeston's Death Takes a Holiday which begins previews at the Roundabout Theatre in New York on June 10. The couple has one son, Johnnie Beau, that was born in October 2009. [Source, Source]

Watch a video of Julian Ovenden performing Sondheim after the jump!




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