Anna Netrebko http://wrti.org en Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN: The Met Opera on WRTI, Jan. 18 at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/tchaikovskys-eugene-onegin-met-opera-wrti-jan-18-1-pm <p>Join us for an archival broadcast of Tchaikovsky’s fateful romance <strong><em>Eugene Onegin. </em>Valery Gergiev </strong>conducts the performance from October 5th, 2013, which features soprano <a href="http://wrti.org/post/anna-netrebko-soprano-notes" target="_blank"><strong>Anna Netrebko</strong></a> as the naive heroine Tatiana, baritone <strong>Mariusz Kwiecien </strong>as the aristocratic title character, and tenor Piotr Beczala as the poet Lenski. Mezzo-soprano Oksana Volkova sings the role of Tatiana’s sister, Olga, and Alexei Tanovitski sings Prince Gremin. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 21:11:45 +0000 WRTI Staff 6905 at http://wrti.org Tchaikovsky's EUGENE ONEGIN: The Met Opera on WRTI, Jan. 18 at 1 PM The Star-Studded Mariinsky Gala: Celebrating the New Mariinsky II Opera House in St. Petersburg http://wrti.org/post/star-studded-mariinsky-gala-celebrating-new-mariinsky-ii-opera-house-st-petersburg <p>Join us on Sunday at 4 pm for a two-hour special broadcast of the Opening Gala for the new Mariinsky II Opera House in St. Petersburg, Russia. The concert, which took place on May 2, 2013, marked the opening of one of the largest and most acclaimed performing arts centers in the world.</p><p>http://youtu.be/n0hPaW7NoB8</p><p>http://youtu.be/zFt7Qqez5yQ</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:08:35 +0000 Jack Moore 6608 at http://wrti.org The Star-Studded Mariinsky Gala: Celebrating the New Mariinsky II Opera House in St. Petersburg The Met Opera: Donizetti's L'ELISIR D'AMORE, Feb. 9 at 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/met-opera-donizettis-lelisir-damore-feb-9-1-pm <p>Anna Netrebko and Matthew Polenzani star in one of the greatest comic gems in opera, as the fickle Adina and her besotted Nemorino. Mariusz Kwiecien is the blustery sergeant Belcore and Erwin Schrott sings Dulcamara, the loveable quack and dispenser of the elixir. Maurizio Benini conducts. <strong>Saturday, February 9th, 1 to 4 pm</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/history/stories/synopsis.aspx?customid=694"><strong>Synopsis</strong></a></p><p>http://youtu.be/ssxC1JteMrk</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:22:09 +0000 WRTI Staff 5123 at http://wrti.org The Met Opera: Donizetti's L'ELISIR D'AMORE, Feb. 9 at 1 pm Anna Netrebko: A Soprano Of Note(s) http://wrti.org/post/anna-netrebko-soprano-notes <p>Jill Pasternak had the unique opportunity to speak with soprano Anna Netrebko, one of the brightest stars on the operatic stage today. Ms. Netrebko caused a sensation with her beauty, poise, and stunning vocal ability in her debuts in both Salzburg and The Met in 2002.&nbsp; With the world at her feet, she has maintained a reputation of excellence and an independence in both her handling of her career and her private life. Her family is vitally important to her and her decisions about her career have been carefully made.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 29 Sep 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 4513 at http://wrti.org Anna Netrebko: A Soprano Of Note(s) The Strad Swindler Goes To Trial And Netrebko Bids Adieu To Her Former Self http://wrti.org/post/strad-swindler-goes-trial-and-netrebko-bids-adieu-her-former-self <ul><p><li>The <em>Washington Post </em>has a long, fascinating piece on Dietmar Machold, the 63-year-old violin dealer/con man who went on trial in Vienna this week: "It is the <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/dietmar-machold-jet-setting-violin-dealer-accused-in-a-case-of-fakes-and-fraud/2012/09/13/be7d80fc-fb85-11e1-8adc-499661afe377_story_2.html" target="_blank">largest fraud case</a> in the history of a trade that goes back to at least the middle of the 18th century: Apart from criminal charges, Machold faces civil claims estimated at $200 million. ... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:43:00 +0000 editor 4471 at http://wrti.org The Strad Swindler Goes To Trial And Netrebko Bids Adieu To Her Former Self Jules Massenet: MANON on April 7th http://wrti.org/post/jules-massenet-manon-april-7th <p>Join us on Saturday, April 7th from **12 noon to 4 pm (note early start time) when soprano Anna Netrebko sings the title role in Massenet&#39;s <em>MANON.</em> Netrebko&#39;s dazzling portrayal of the tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly&#39;s new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star, with the Met&#39;s Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium. Sung in French.</p><p><a href="http://www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/history/stories/synopsis.aspx?id=446" target="_blank"><strong>Synopsis</strong></a></p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 15:57:30 +0000 WRTI Staff 3752 at http://wrti.org Jules Massenet: MANON on April 7th