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.
An interview during rehearsals for Le nozze di Figaro at the Salzburg Festival, 2006.
The legendary 2005 Willy Decker production of La traviata at the Salzburg Festival.
Joining Anna Netrebko in this 2004 performance of the first act duet from Lucia di Lammermoor is tenor Marcelo Álvarez.
Anna Netrebko sings the first movement of Gliere’s Concerto for Coloratura Soprano and Orchestra in 2003.
Anna Netrebko sings “Deh vieni non tardar” in 2000.
Anna Netrebko in a scene from Prokofiev’s Bethrothal in a Monastery, 1998.
Anna Netrebko as Lyudmila, the role of her American debut at San Francisco Opera.
A 1994 role debut as Violetta.
To celebrate December 31 when, Anna Netrebko performs her first Met Adriana Lecouvreur.