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Start the revolution with me

La Scala’s 2017-2018 season will open with a new production of Andrea Chenier starring Anna Netrebko and Yusif EyvazovRead more »

And see if I can be rebirthed next Thursday afternoon

Edina closeupLa Cieca supposes it was only a matter of time. Anna Netrebko has become Edina Monsoon.  Read more »

Not since the Zodiac Killer…

death of operaMarlis Petersen, in her first shot at the role, is as complete a video Violetta as Rosanna Carteri, Marie McLaughlin or the young Angela Gheorghiu, and as riveting as Teresa Stratas or Anna Netrebko.” [Opera News]

Turban outfitter

“Ms. Netrebko is not the kind to wear sweatpants unless they are fancy…”

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Gone girl

Anna Netrebko‘s Manon was deeply unforgettable for its wide scope, control, and incredible virtuosity.

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Straniero, ascolta!

A sneak preview of perhaps the most intriguing track on Anna Netrebko’s forthcoming Verismo CD.

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Tucker everlasting

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation’s annual gala promises (note, promises) a particularly glittery roster this year.

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Chained melody

La Cieca’s spies in Dresden report that there were HD cameras aplenty in the Semperoper at Wednesday night’s performance of Lohengrin.

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Have you seen the proconsul?

La Cieca hears that Joseph Calleja will sing Pollione opposite the Norma of Anna Netrebko at the Met for opening night 2017.

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Two and only

Anna Netrebko and Latonia Moore (pictured) rekindle “The Grand Opera Buzz.”

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