Tenor Makes Met Opera Debut in Jeans After Star Loses Voice

Francesco Anile was forced to make his debut in Giuseppe Verdi's "Otello" in nothing but his jeans and sneakers on Saturday.
1:06 | 04/25/16

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While one man singing in a T shirt blue jeans and sneakers may be a familiar site on the subway but not stage at The Metropolitan. Opera. It's off. Not. Noted the. Yes that is French just go and Neal he's stepped in during. Last the last act Saturday's performance of Verdi's Otello after they perform are playing the title role. It moved his new voice. Mail was given just five minutes notice no time to get into cost him so he simply put on a black tape. And went on to the stage. It's okay if you seem to hold open but that didn't last but that you must PureAV you'll have these big emotion. Who before you'll don't don't feel people who live was the biggest surprises maybe you either an old method of would be surprising also for me it didn't do that. Well. The show must go and well he didn't curse the opera but never performed. Foreign audience. Next.

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