The Wiener Staatsoper should be a source of some interesting backstage gossip next September as the company presents on alternating nights Angela Gheorghiu as Tosca and Aleksandra Kurzak as Violetta.
“Don’t listen to a Romanian man who says he prefers a ‘natural’ woman,” says Gheorghiu.
The diva must be a Diva in Adriana Lecouvreur. Fact.
The guest soloist at the the Wiener Opernball was just introduced as “Rumäniens Antwort auf Anna Netrebko, Angela Gheorghiu.”
Yes, in this interview with Naomi Lewin, the word “fiasco” gets thrown around a lot.