The queen is back The queen is back

Anna Caterina Antonacci headlines the New York City Opera’s 2019-2020 season with a one night only concert performance of Britten’s Gloriana.

on June 21, 2019 at 4:02 PM
Unprotected Unprotected

Antonacci’s singing is remarkably beautiful for one who clearly doesn’t make that a top priority.

on February 21, 2018 at 11:24 AM
Only connect… Only connect…

Anna Caterina Antonacci delivered a tour de force of French diction, subtlety of phrasing, variation of vocal timbre, and white-hot stage acting.

on March 23, 2017 at 12:14 PM
Warhorse Warhorse

Three blocks from the opera house is a terrible time to realize there was homework.

on June 22, 2015 at 1:32 PM
Fou fighter Fou fighter

It is easy to become overly identified with opera—as a cleverer friend of mine once noted: being a sports fan is an interest, but if you like opera, everyone thinks of it as a crippling obsession.

on June 09, 2015 at 1:44 PM
Females on the beach Females on the beach

Karita Mattila is a gift to this planet.

on February 05, 2015 at 10:35 AM
The Met: What is to be done? The Met: What is to be done?

Coming as Peter Gelb did from the music industry, opera lovers hoped that he would display a more distinctive knack for casting and an improved talent pipeline than Joe Volpe offered during the waning years of his tenure.

on April 15, 2014 at 1:24 AM
Mamma mia Mamma mia

Goddess Anna Caterina Antonacci takes the “Sophia Loren” starring role in La Ciociara, a new work premiering at San Francisco Opera in June, 2015.

on January 13, 2014 at 8:27 PM
Appearing nightly Appearing nightly

I suspect most New York City opera-lovers had long since given up hope that the fascinating soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci would ever return to their city.

on November 15, 2013 at 1:32 PM