Evgeny Nikitin will perform in the METS Parsifal next year
Written By The Wagnerian on Friday, 27 July 2012 | 8:17:00 p.m.
Withdrawing from Bayreuth Nikitin said: "I had them done in my youth (the tattoos). It was a big mistake, and I wish I'd never done it. I was not aware of the extent of the irritation and offense these signs and symbols would cause, particularly in Bayreuth given the context of the festival's history."
Posted by The Wagnerian at 8:17:00 p.m.