Anna Netrebko is Engaged

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 02:16 PM

Soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Yusif Eyvazov Soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Yusif Eyvazov (© Andreas Knoth)

Soprano Anna Netrebko is engaged. The Russian-born singer, 42, told her followers on Twitter and Facebook that the lucky groom will be tenor Yusif Eyvazov, 37, from Azerbaijan.

The brief statement indicated that the singers began dating in March of this year when they appeared together in a production of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut at the Rome Opera House. No date has been set yet for the wedding.

The announcement comes six months after Netrebko announced that she and her longtime partner, Uruguayan bass-baritone Erwin Schrott, had separated.

YouTube clip reportedly features Eyvazov and Netrebko together in Manon Lescaut.

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What?

<The old "casting couch" ascribed to Hollywood casting for female femme fatales is still one of the talked about by those casting about for reasons certain people are contracted.>

One of the talked about whats? Female femme fatales? (Please report to the department of redundancy department.) DD~~

Jul. 22 2014 02:20 AM
TATYAN from New York

Dear Anna, you deserve the best! Be happy and enjoy your life and we will enjoy seeing you gorgeous and great!

Jul. 14 2014 03:17 PM
Concetta nardone from Nassau

Yes, Mike and not being able to flush the toilets too often.

Jul. 14 2014 08:30 AM

The headline should read that she "Is Engaged," not that she "is Engaged." DD~~

Jul. 13 2014 07:13 PM
Mike from NYC

Amazing -- I thought she was going to marry Putin, whom she has raved about. I guess she decided she didn't want to be singing for the troops in Crimea, staying in shabby hotels. Ah, well, man does not live my art alone.

Jul. 12 2014 06:55 PM
Richard Byrne from Miami, Florida

Anna Netrebko is such a beautiful woman with the voice of an angel; I wish her and her man the very best of love and good fortune. Great opera singers give us such pleasure, my hope is that Anna and Eyvazov find much of the same in each other.

Jul. 12 2014 05:23 PM
Kenneth Bennett Lane, Lake Hiawatha, NJ from Richard Wagner Music Drama Institute, Boonton, NJ

Our best wishes to ANNA NETREBKO. You are still gorgeous and your singing is tops. But as every man who was not picked as your future husband will agree, you deserve the very best spouse. Women, as men, make decisions as to their mates that many friends feel are not up ton what their friends and relatives assume their friend/relative deserves. We all see with different lenses and different backgrounds and different business and social considerations. The old "casting couch" ascribed to Hollywood casting for female femme fatales is still one of the talked about by those casting about for reasons certain people are contracted. Every major decision one makes ultimately leads to results not always desired but inevitable. SO, be careful what you wish for.

Jul. 12 2014 11:31 AM

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