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Classical Notes: Byrne to miss Covent Garden performance

Naas-born soprano Celine Byrne has had to pull out of a starring role in Covent Garden's new production of Puccini's La Bohème.

21st April, 2012
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Celine Byrne: will not perform in a new production of Puccini's La Bohème.

Naas-born soprano Celine Byrne's soaring career has now been slowed by the news that she has had to pull out of a starring role in Covent Garden's new production of Puccini's La Bohème, due to health reasons.

Byrne will be replaced by Italian soprano Carmen Giannattasio.

Byrne had only been called in at short notice herself in recent weeks, following the withdrawal of German soprano Anja Harteros from the production. La Bohème opens...

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