Russian opera singer Anna Netrebko (2nd L) performs during a dress rehearsal on May 1, 2013 on the eve of the Grand gala dedicated to the opening of the new stage Mariinsky II theatre in St. Petersburg. Russia's famous Mariinsky theatre in Saint Petersburg was to inaugurate a new ballet and opera house on May 2 in an event coinciding with the 60th birthday of its hugely ambitious and well-connected director Valery Gergiev.
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From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell – Chicago
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Anna Netrebko tailors Mimi to her liking in second ‘La boheme’ cast
Callejo and Anna Netrebko lead the second cast of “La boheme” at Lyric Opera. | DAN REST~Lyric Opera of Chicgo We see operas today as unities, and that is as it should be. The point of the art form, at least in live performance, is to combine music theater, from Chicago Sun-Times Read more »
The Metropolitan Opera Announces Its 2013-14 Season
be making their Metropolitan Opera debut: Deborah Warner , with a new production of Tchaikovsky ’s “Eugene Onegin,” starring Anna Netrebko , Mariusz Kwiecien , and Piotr Beczala under the baton of Valery Gergiev ; Jeremy Sams , with a new production of Johann from ArtInfo Read more »