“Among others” “Among others”

“Here’s just one more catastrophic crisis — and it seems that at the Met, sufficiently powerful, popular men are beyond reproach.”

on September 20, 2019 at 12:21 PM
Photo finish Photo finish

“Artists must at least be tethered to some amount of demonstrable empathy lest they risk the perception of solipsism.”

on June 14, 2019 at 10:46 AM
Die, die my darlings Die, die my darlings

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 March 17, 2019 at 12:55 PM
Ohne Meiden, ohne Scheiden Ohne Meiden, ohne Scheiden

Yusif Eyvazov just let slip what we must assume is a very long-term project indeed for himself and Anna Netrebko: the title roles in Tristan und Isolde.

on February 07, 2019 at 2:16 AM
Art is domination! Art is domination!

Anna Netrebko is Maria Callas in Terrence McNally‘s Master Class!

on June 23, 2018 at 6:52 PM
Blonde Venus? Blonde Venus?

The frequently-omniscient Future Met Wiki has recently vouchsafed a few morsels about upcoming Met seasons.

on June 18, 2018 at 2:55 PM
Margosha koshka zhiva! Margosha koshka zhiva!

It seems Anna Netrebko has achieved a state that can only be described as “Peak Elizabeth Taylor.”

on June 05, 2018 at 2:07 PM
Climb every diva Climb every diva

So Anna Netrebko met Julie Andrews yesterday afternoon at an event for the American Austrian Foundation, but that’s just the beginning!

on May 03, 2018 at 6:36 PM
Spring breakers Spring breakers

Surely no one can be surprised that the focus of attention among the cher pubic in April was Anna Netrebko‘s first Tosca.

on May 01, 2018 at 10:42 AM
Gli Weltstars sono tre Gli Weltstars sono tre

Anna Netrebko and Jonas Kaufmann will sing (with each other!) Puccini’s Turandot at the 2021 Salzburg Festival.

on April 24, 2018 at 11:29 AM
Quantum leap Quantum leap

Like Julius Caesar before her, Anna Netrebko can rightly proclaim “Veni vidi vici” about her decisive Roman victory at the Metropolitan Opera where she took on her first-ever Tosca.

on April 22, 2018 at 11:08 AM
Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony Tales of the Bavarian baloney pony

In November, everyone wanted to hear more about Jonas Kaufmann‘s Johnson.

on December 01, 2017 at 9:15 AM
Nile, see you in my dreams Nile, see you in my dreams

A spokesman for Anna Netrebko informs parterre box that the diva is scheduled to sing Aïda at the Met during the 2018-2019 season.

on August 25, 2017 at 12:12 AM
Princess in captivity Princess in captivity

A first glimpse of Anna Netrebko‘s styling for her role debut as Aïda at Salzburg.

on July 28, 2017 at 7:28 PM
Tragedy tonight Tragedy tonight

In May of last year tenor Piotr Beczala and soprano Anna Netrebko sang in Lohengrin for the first time under the baton of Christian Thielemann in his home house at the Staatskapelle Dresden.

on July 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM
From the sublime to the stentorian From the sublime to the stentorian

W.C. Fields used to have a funny trope about in show business you should never work with children or animals. To that list should perhaps be added the soprano Anna Netrebko.

on May 07, 2017 at 11:00 AM
She’s just a lady with a song She’s just a lady with a song

Note to naysayers: there is nothing wrong with this singing!

on May 06, 2017 at 4:17 PM
What dreams may come What dreams may come

La Cieca is assured by one of her most reliable mavens that a 2018-2019 production of Lohengrin at the Met looks like a definite “go.”

on March 17, 2017 at 2:18 PM
Conspicuous consumption Conspicuous consumption

On Thursday evening, the Teatro alla Scala audience didn’t watch the familiar presentation of a “wayward woman” who overcomes moral inferiority only to be robbed of happiness when she finally deserved it.

on March 11, 2017 at 12:03 PM
Questa donna conoscete? Questa donna conoscete?

Last week Anna Netrebko sang in concert Violetta’s first act aria from La traviata, an opera she will return to her repertoire at La Scala on Thursday of this week.

on March 06, 2017 at 2:57 PM
Start the revolution with me 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 Eyvazov.

on January 27, 2017 at 11:40 AM
And see if I can be rebirthed next Thursday afternoon And see if I can be rebirthed next Thursday afternoon

Anna Netrebko has become Edina Monsoon.

on January 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Not since the Zodiac Killer… Not since the Zodiac Killer…

“Marlis 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.”

on January 14, 2017 at 8:27 PM
Turban outfitter Turban outfitter

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

on November 18, 2016 at 12:34 PM