Tenor Rolando Villazón says he'll be back on stage 'next year'
I wish someone could bottle Rolando Villazón's energy. The 37-year-old tenor certainly has enough to spare. And it would blow Red Bull out of the market.
Right after Thanksgiving, the singer (who really should have been tied down to the office chair before they turned on the camera) released a video announcing that he's back in singing form, and will be back in public performance "next year." That could mean 2010, which is the spring, or, the 2010-11 season, which is next fall.
Given how presenters plan, I think we won't see the tenor in an opera production before the start of next season. Villazón's website still does not have an updated calendar.
The singer, hailed since he blew into public view 10 years ago as the successor to Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo, had surgery earlier this year to remove a cyst on his vocal chords.