Mr. Villaz‹n is scheduled to return for the Feb. 7 matinee.
Filianoti performed the role in Nicolas JoêŠl's 2005 staging of the work opposite Elizabeth Futral. Other Met appearances include L'Elisir d'Amore and Rigoletto.
Anna Netrebko sings the role of Lucia, with Mariusz Kwiecien as Enrico, Ildar Abdrazakov as Raimondo, and Marco Armiliato conducting.
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