Stephen Costello will make his debut with the LA Philharmonic on 9 August, singing Alfredo in a concert performance of La traviata at the Hollywood Bowl.
This debut kick-starts Stephen’s impressive 2015-16 season, which begins with two productions at The Met: Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto, followed by Lord Percy in McVicar’s production of Anna Bolena. Further season highlights include Duke Rigoletto at Teatro Real, Des Grieux Manon for Dallas Opera, his return to Covent Garden (Edgardo in a new production of Lucia di Lammermoor), Verdi Requiem with the Boston Philharmonic and Nemorino L’elisir d’amore at the Vienna State Opera.
In LA, Stephen replaces Francesco Demuro, who was forced to withdraw at short notice, as Alfredo – a role Stephen has performed many times, including last season at the Metropolitan Opera. The programme, which forms part of the LA Phil’s series of Sunday Sunset Concerts at the Hollywood Bowl, will be conducted by Diego Matheuz and will also feature Venera Gimadieva in the role of Violetta.
More information can be found on the Hollywood Bowl website