Anna Netrebko, dressed in a figure- hugging wedding-style gown, looks tearful at the end of her love duet. She gazes into the eyes of baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky as the crowd of 7,500 goes wild.
When asked about an invitation to become a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum, soprano Anna Netrebko candidly said that she didn’t know what the World Economic Forum was.
“Let’s just say, I think this is my time,” Anna Netrebko suggested after her performance in “Anna Bolena” at the Metropolitan Opera’s opening gala last night.
After singing the Olympic Anthem to an audience of millions at the opening ceremony of the Winter Games, Russian diva Anna Netrebko urged visitors to look past slapdash accommodations and focus on the spirit of the event.
Not many people have heard, or even heard of, Verdi’s opera “Giovanna d’Arco” (Joan of Arc). With a little help from Anna Netrebko and Placido Domingo, that’s sure to change.
Rodolfo is a filmmaker living in student squalor, sleeping on a mattress on the floor in Damiano Michieletto’s cinematic “La Boheme” at the Salzburg Festival.
I can’t recall ever hearing anyone, even the craziest opera nut, say: “I am just dying to see ‘Manon’ by Massenet!”
Emmy Rossum, an actress in the Showtime series “Shameless,” who attended the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of “Manon” last night, recalled her own turn on that stage as a kid.
Here’s a guaranteed money maker: Sell love potions at the door.
"My home is more beautiful; it's simple."
- Anna Netrebko on Sep 20, 2013