Inside, outside Inside, outside

“While Renée Fleming performed without an audience, DG Stage offered Puccini’s beloved melodrama Tosca before an outdoor crowd in Naples.”

on August 04, 2020 at 9:16 AM
Take the long way homo Take the long way homo

“The worst public in the opera are these obsessed gays. . . . All these rich guys with nothing to do in their life, just following Anna Netrebko or Jonas Kaufmann on all continents. This is not a real audience for me.”

on July 22, 2020 at 8:24 AM
Prima donna al fresco: integrale! Prima donna al fresco: integrale!

As revealed in a complete recording which appeared this morning, Anna Netrebko was in fine form in Naples at the anteprima of Tosca at the Piazza del Plebiscito.

on July 20, 2020 at 5:24 PM
Wild horses Wild horses

This video recording of Il trovatore is sensational for all the right and wrong reasons simultaneously.

on June 30, 2020 at 2:42 PM
Desperately seeking Tosca? Desperately seeking Tosca?

La Cieca hears that the Met is actively searching for sopranos available to sing Tosca on Anna Netrebko‘s scheduled dates staring March 26.

on March 10, 2020 at 9:58 PM
Princess of the posse Princess of the posse

La Cieca hears that the centerpiece of the 2021 Salzburg Easter Festival will be a new production of Turandot conducted by Christian Thielemann (not pictured) .

on March 09, 2020 at 4:17 PM
If love is out of the question If love is out of the question

Live video of Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov in the riddle scene from Turandot, as seen and heard recently in Munich.

on February 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Altre parole bisbigliavi Altre parole bisbigliavi

Anna Netrebko, in Milan preparing a new production of Tosca for La Scala’s opening night, fires back at an interviewer.

on November 28, 2019 at 3:11 PM
We all sleep alone We all sleep alone

Dame Judi Dench! Anna Netrebko! Anne Midgette! Need I say more?

on November 14, 2019 at 2:19 PM
Anna Bellezza Anna Bellezza

Anna Netrebko’s voice to me sounds like a very expensive chocolate covered strawberry.

on November 01, 2019 at 11:10 AM
“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