-The Spanish soprano will take the role of Elisabetta in Roberto Devereux for the first time, alongside Plácido Domingo who will make his debut as Duke of Nottingham in February 2020

January 2019
Next season new opera house is due be added to the roster of international venues where Canary Island soprano Davinia Rodríguez has performed – Los Angeles Opera (USA). She will make her debut there in the role of Elizabeth I, female lead of the Donizetti opera Roberto Devereux, one of the greatest examples of Romantic bel-canto. The singer will travel to LA to participate in a Stephen Lawless production, with performances on the 22nd and 27th February and the 1st, 5th, 8th and 14th March 2020. She will be sharing the stage with the legendary Plácido Domingo, who will also be making his debut in the role of the Duke of Nottingham. The renowned Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas will take the role of Devereux. Los Angeles Opera has just announced its 2019-2020 season, which includes this production.
Davinia Rodríguez is one of the most successful young Spanish singers on the international circuit, In recent months she has performed a wide range of characters as, varied as they are complex, from Donna Elvira (in Mozart´s Don Giovanni at the China NCPA in Beijing) to Lady Macbeth (Verdi´s Macbeth at the Verdi Festival in Parma), as well as Liù (in Puccini´s Turandot at the Macerata Festival and at Las Palmas Opera in Gran Canaria), Marguerite (in Gounod´s Faust in Modena, Reggio Emilia and Piacenza), Thaïs (Thaïs by Massenet at the China NCPA in Beijing), Nedda (in Leoncavallo´s Pagliacci at the Royal Opera House of Muscat, Oman). She has also performed Verdi’s Requiem (at the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona), been the star of a gala of opera arias with the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra in Adeje (Tenerife) as well as participating, this January, in an opera gala in Honduras, once again alongside the great Plácido Domingo.

Info: https://www.laopera.org/season/2019-20/roberto-devereux/