“International opera superstar Anna Netrebko comes to The Greene Space for an exclusive interview and performance to celebrate the release of her new solo recording, Verismo. Joined by tenor Yusif Eyvazov in their first joint New York City appearance, the soprano illuminates the stylistic and psychological complexities of verismo with her own special intensity and powers of expression.”
“It’s no secret that soprano Anna Netrebko is one of opera’s true box office draws: Her performances of Il Trovatore last season were among the few nights the Met was completely sold out. But her new CD, Verismo, reveals she is more than just a star; her performances of arias and scenes from Italian opera highlight an artistry that is both subtle and thrilling.” [Observer]
Now this I call arts journalism: “Mit brausendem Beifall und Bravorufen gefeiert, präsentiert sich eine strahlende, braun gebrannte Anna Netrebko in spektakulären Roben und wirft immer wieder Kusshände ins Publikum: Das Konzert der Star-Sopranistin am Sonntagabend in der Hamburger Laeiszhalle ist zum triumphalen Fest für Ohren und Augen geraten.”
Here’s a tease of Anna Netrebko‘s “In questa reggia,.”
La Cieca has the whole thing for you to listen to, cher public, as recorded Sunday afternoon.
Cher public, you knew La Cieca would come through for you, didn’t you? So hurry past the jump and give a listen.