Its official Ekaterina Gubanova will sing all the performances of Anna Bolena at the Met this season. A few months back it was announced that Elina Garanca had pulled out of the role of Jane Seymour do to pregnancy. Much was speculated about the Mezzo who would replace her but at the end of May it was announced that Ekaterina Gubanova would replace her for the initial run. The two performances in February were still not cast. However today according to the Met website, Gubanova will also sing the last two performances.
Ekaterina Gubanova made her debut at the Met in War and Peace. In 2009 she sang the new production premiere in L'Contes d'Hoffman as Giulietta. This year she replaced Olga Borodina in the role of Eboli in Don Carlo for the Met Tokyo tour.