Although the gold glitter cannons detonated at the end of the act were an ostentatious reminder that this was a celebration of the new year, it seemed that the only words on anyone’s lips as the audience filed out of the theater were “Viva Netrebko!”
Cher public, let’s ring in the New Year in the most “Metropolitan Opera” way possible: lots of Puccini and extremely long intermissions!
Anna Netrebko has canceled her Bayreuth debut this summer.
Anna Netrebko and Jonas Kaufmann in La forza del destino—all of it!
Anna Netrebko sings con Forza.
The year 2020 marks the first staged performances of Turandot on Anna Netrebko‘s schedule. She introduces her complete interpretation at the Bayerische Staatsoper January 28 and 31 and February 3.
On New Years’ Eve 2019 the Met will offer a gala truly worthy of the name when Anna Netrebko sings acts from La bohème, Tosca and Turandot.
“Remember where you are. This is Adriana Lecouvreur. Death is listening, and will take the first diva that screams.”
We reach the final day of “The Advent of Anna” in anticipation of her first Met Adriana Lecouvreur, to be broadcast tonight at 5:55 PM.
As 2018 draws to a close, let’s hear Anna Netrebko in a showpiece she has sung throughout her career, Marfa’s Aria from The Tsar’s Bride.
The year is 2017. To Violetta, a role she sang first in 1994, Anna bids farewell.
In 2016, Anna Netrebko takes on her second Wagner role, Elsa in Lohengrin.
The future Mrs. Yusif Eyvazov sings Il trovatore in 2015.
Anna boldly leaps forward into her most dramatic role yet: Lady Macbeth at the Bayerische Staatsoper in 2014.
Role debut as Tatyana in Eugene Onegin, 2013.
(The Board threatened to beat Peter Gelb to death with their lorgnettes or something.)
In 2011, Anna Netrebko headlined new productions of Anna Bolena in Vienna and New York.
After a blizzard strands Renée Fleming in New York City, Anna Netrebko jumps in as star attraction at the Dresden Semperoper’s New Year’s Eve concert in 2010.
Anna trills herself to death in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, 2009.
A scene from a 2008 film of La bohéme, starring Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón.
Anna Netrebko opens the 2007-2008 season of The Met: Live in HD in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette.