Russia World Cup Concert 2018: focus on primadonna Anna Netrebko

This year Russia hosts the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the exciting tournament opened with a big concert in the Red Square on the evening of the June 13th. The great Russian pianist Denis Matsuev has brought together a group of opera stars for the event, including the protagonists of the opera Plácido Domingo and […]

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov enchant Teatro alla Scala

Giordano’s masterpiece, Andrea Chénier – which made its début at La Scala in 1896 – has not graced the theatre’s stage since 1985 but this year, on December 7th, the Musical Director Riccardo Chailly will once again take the lead, continuing his historic revival of the vast Italian repertoire. In the lead role, Yusif Eyvazov debuts alongside…

Anna Netrebko: special oufits in Salzburg

“A summer without Anna Netrebko is unthinkable” is the tone of some articles that have appeared in several Salzburg newspapers who are following the opera superstar in the Austrian city. Every year the diva reserve a new, special role to her audience at Salzburger Festspiele and every year she is present at gala dinners or parties…

Wiener Opernball 2017

As it happens every year since 1877, the Wiener Staatsoper is turned into a huge ballroom to host the most important debutante ball of the Viennese carnival. The glamourous event took place on February 23th, attended by European high society, along with directors, actors, politicians and entrepreneurs. The young debutantes from all over the world…

Anna Netrebko and “Aria Evening” in Budapest

First concert in Hungary for the world’s most delightful opera-couple, Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov her Azerbaijani husband. On September 29, at the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, the couple has performed with a programme that included several Puccini gems alongside other masterpieces of opera verista. In addition to the irrepressible melodies of Boito, Cilea, Giordani, Leoncavallo, Mascagni and…

Anna shines in Salzburg with Swarovski

Some costumes in this year’s Salzburger Festspiele are very special because they are covered with countless crystals by Swarovski. On August 1, during Puccini’s Manon Lescaut in concert version, Anna wore a gown designed by Jan Meier, costume designer at this year’s Festspiele.  The illusion bateau neckline bodice has a sweetheart lining and chic cap…