Just when La Cieca thought it was impossible for her adoration for Anna Netrebko to grow any more abject, she has run across this photo on Facebook. Yes, that’s right: today, less than 24 hours before her New York debut recital, Anna, with son Tiago and sister Natasha, took the 1 train down to Canal Street for an afternoon of shopping and noodle-slurping in Chinatown.
Anna Netrebko‘s sold-out recital at the Metropolitan Opera House on Sunday afternoon will be broadcast on SiriusXM Met Opera Radio, channel 74. Those Annamaniacs who do not currently subscribe to SiriuxXM may want to take this opportunity to register for a 30 day free trial of the service. A glimpse of Anna’s recital dress follows the jump. Read more »
The celebration of 50 years of the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center includes “The Illuminated Heart,” a theatrical fantasy of Mozart operas and ensembles featuring Christine Goerke, Ana María Martínez, Matthew Polenzani and Peter Mattei; plus staged concerts of Così fan tutte and Idomeneo. Tickets and more information are at MostlyMozart.org. Read more »
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Yusif Eyvazov, who were married in Vienna just now.
Now, understand, this is the snippiest of snippets, but it is indeed the first hint of Anna Netrebko‘s Turandot!
This is the tenth season of the Met’s HD broadcasts, not that I would know it.
“This throwback to the golden age of opera—superhuman singing greeted with frenzied ovations—was a function of a perfect storm of excitement.”
A clearly moved Hvorostovsky basked in the moment and momentarily broke character to acknowledge the love.
Emue aux larmes, la diva lui a donné son consentement.