The tenor Andrea Bocelli has been forced to cancel his last performance of Roméo et Juliette in Genoa after being taken to hopsital in Pisa with acute pharyngitis.
The French tenor Jean Francois Borras substituted in the final performance.
Reports from Genoa say that Bocelli’s voice was under strain throughout the run. Some suggest he bit off too big an operatic role.
Here’s some more rehearsal video.
We wish him better.
And here’s a doorstep interview.