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Anna Netrebko

The reigning prima donna of the 21st century, Anna Netrebko has redefined what it means to be an opera star, becoming perhaps the most celebrated soprano in the world. In live performance and on award-winning recordings, her portrayals of opera’s most iconic heroines have already made an indelible mark. Now, as she ventures into bolder, more dramatic repertoire, she continues to reach new heights. From singing at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics to becoming the first classical artist named to TIME magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people, Anna serves as opera’s leading global ambassador and is widely recognized as one of today’s most compelling, committed performing artists in any genre. Offstage, on social media, she shares her infectious joie de vivre – along with her love of family, fashion, and food – inspiring people to live their most colorful lives and to celebrate what makes them unique.

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  • 01.02.2018 - Anna Netrebko Confirms New Roles

  • Anna Netrebko has confirmed she will be performing “La Forza del Destino” at the Covent Garden under Antonio Pappano.

    The soprano noted in a recent interview with Opera di Voci that while she believes the role is for a spinto soprano, Pappano convinced her to do it. In the interview, Netrebko also noted that she was thinking of doing “Don Carlo” but was waiting because she believed the role of Elisabetta needed a bigger sound.

    Other roles she revealed included Abigaille in “Nabucco,” the title role of “Turandot” and Amelia in “Un Ballo in Maschera.”

    When asked about returning to Wagner, the soprano confirmed she would sing Elsa once more in Bayreuth but did not plan on singing anymore Wagner. As for the Bel Canto repertoire, she noted that “Anna Bolena” was a voice wrecker and would not complete the Tudor cycle.

    She also said that while Tosca is not her favorite role, there are contracts to sing the role all over the world.

    OperaWire

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