We will announce new casting for this role in due course. is going to see darkest days in modern medical history': Doctor's dire warning as 95% of country sees 'uncontrollable COVID-19 spread' and 50 MILLION travel for Thanksgiving - with 17% spike hitting California in just 24hrs, Could COVID-19 cause teeth to fall out? What are the new tier system rules after Covid lockdown ends? Everything you need to know, Denmark travel ban lifted after cull of 19 million mink to control mutant Covid strain. The tenor had been appearing as the title character in Charles-Francois Gounod’s 'Faust,' based on the 19th century play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. 'Horrified' members of the chorus 'implored' the tenor to stop, but he 'vehemently argued with them', an insider said. Grigolo was also nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Musical Show Album category in 2008 for his work on a 50th anniversary recording of West Side Story. Members of the chorus implored him to stop and Grigolo vehemently argued with them. 'We are unable to comment further on this matter whilst this investigation is ongoing'. Grigolo is one of the most successful opera stars of the past decade and has been hailed as the most "dependably exciting" singer in the business. He admitted that he could be "very exuberant at times" but promised it would never happen again as he had learned "a precious life lesson.". Grigolo added that he was sorry "that this episode clouded the effort, passion and love of art of every single one of my colleagues in this production". 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Tier 4 lockdown: what would the rules be, and what UK areas could be affected? Italian opera star Vittorio Grigolo has been dropped by the Royal Opera House (ROH) and New York's Metropolitan Opera (Met) over "inappropriate and aggressive behaviour" at a curtain call. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. He has been suspended by the ROH and will no longer star in their production of Lucia Di Lammermoor next summer, as well as being dropped from the Met's current season. Gyms to reopen: the rules in the new tier system, Can I meet up with friends and family after lockdown? Officials at Milan’s famed La Scala opera house say they’re happy to have Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo for a four-night stand next month, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Royal Opera House confirmed it is investigating the allegation, and said Grigolo has been suspended from his position while the investigation takes place. They were horrified by what happened. 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