Tenor Alagna and soprano Kurzak having a baby
(via Associated Press) — Tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Aleksandra Kurzak have something to sing about: They’re having a baby.
The Metropolitan Opera announced Monday that Kurzak has withdrawn from a revival of Verdi’s “Rigoletto” because of her pregnancy.
The Met says Kurzak will be replaced by Irina Lungu in the first three performances of the run that opens Nov. 1 and by Sonya Yoncheva in the final five.
Alagna married soprano Angela Gheorghiu in 1996 on stage at the Metropolitan Opera with then-New York MayorRudy Giuliani presiding. Gheorghiu said in 2009 they had been separated for two years and were divorcing. They later reconciled, but Gheorghiu said in January they were divorcing.