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Anna Netrebko

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

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  • 25.03.2016 - Anna Netrebko - Opera News Awards feature

  • "Anna Netrebko seemed destined for stardom from the beginning of her career. She first attracted attention when she was in her early twenties, at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, which gave her assignments that made eminent sense for an artist of her very pretty charms. Among these roles was Louisa in Betrothal in a Monastery, the Prokofiev comedy that marked her U.S. opera debut, at San Francisco Opera, in 1995. When Netrebko made her first opera appearance on the Met stage, as Louisa, during a Kirov tour in 1998, she affirmed the favorable reports that New Yorkers had received from San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Salzburg, London, Amsterdam and Paris; this young woman, not yet thirty, was an artist of rare gifts. Here was the ideal opera ingénue, a singer born to play the sweet young things that opera insiders call the “ina” roles. Or was she?"

    Read the entire feature via Opera News.

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