NEW YORK (AP) _ Luciano Pavarotti was resting at home Monday after experiencing a dizzy spell during a performance at the Metropolitan Opera over the weekend.
Pavarotti, 62, had a sudden spike in his blood pressure Sunday while singing the final number in the first act of Verdi’s ``Luisa Miller,″ said his manager, Herbert Breslin.
Pavarotti’s voice faded a bit, but he appeared to have regained his strength by the end of the piece.
Joseph Volpe, general manager of the Met, told the audience that Pavarotti had ``experienced an episode of light-headedness.″
``He feels he can continue,″ Volpe said. ``I will not allow it.″
By the time Pavarotti reached his New York apartment, his blood pressure was normal, Breslin said.
Pavarotti was scheduled to sing in ``The Elixir of Love″ on Thursday.