Cher Public

Paranorma activity

Shuffle_500“Due to Anna Netrebko’s recent decision not to add the title role in Bellini’s Norma to her repertory, the Metropolitan Opera and the Royal Opera, Covent Garden—where she was scheduled to debut the role—as well as the Vienna State Opera and Dallas Opera have announced several related cast changes.” The Met’s press office has been whirring this morning, and La Cieca will try to get you up to speed.  Read more »

Dark of the moon

No NormaUpdate: Anna Netrebko has withdrawn from the Met’s Norma scheduled for opening night 2017, her publicist and the Met’s press office have confirmed to La Cieca. Read more »

So near and yet so far

Anna YusifFor those homebody members of the cher public who don’t frequent such venues as Nagoya, Seoul, Taipei or Santa Monica, here’s an extended clip of what the recent concert tour by Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov sounded like. Read more »

Netrebko Teal

Winter afternoon’s dream

It took the better part of a decade—including two high-profile cancelations—or New York to finally hear Anna Netrebko in recital.

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IRT

Divas, they’re just like us

Just when La Cieca thought it was impossible to adore Anna Netrebko more, she has run across this photo on Facebook.

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Anna Netrebko

Of what I dream in the quiet afternoon

Anna Netrebko‘s sold-out recital at the Metropolitan Opera House on Sunday afternoon will be broadcast on SiriusXM Met Opera Radio, channel 74.

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Anna Baden Baden

What Elsa?

“The snow glows white on the mountain tonight, not a footprint to be seen…”

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Anna Wedding

Klyatvy byli skazany

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Yusif Eyvazov, who were married in Vienna just now.

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Turandot Netrebko

Ice ice baby

Now, understand, this is the snippiest of snippets, but it is indeed the first hint of Anna Netrebko‘s Turandot!

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We have voices now.

Out here in the dark

This is the tenth season of the Met’s HD broadcasts, not that I would know it.

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