Watch: Soprano Anna Netrebko Celebrates New Solo Album
Monday, September 19, 2016
International opera superstar Anna Netrebko visited The Greene Space at WQXR for an exclusive interview and performance to celebrate the release of her new solo recording, Verismo.
Netrebko was joined by her husband, tenor Yusif Eyvazov, for their first joint New York City appearance since their marriage late last year. The couple each performed an aria, came together for a duet and sit down for an intimate interview with WQXR's morning host Jeff Spurgeon. Accompanying Netrebko and Eyvazov on piano was the artistic director of Juilliard's Marcus Institute, Brian Zeger.
Puccini: "Tu che di gel sei cinta" from Turandot
Puccini: "Non piangere, Liù" from Turandot
Puccini: "Tutta su me ti posa," "Manon, senti, amor mio," "Sei tu che piangi?," "Sola perduta, abbandonata" from Act IV of Manon Lescaut
Selected performance videos from the event are below so grab your headphones:
Ms. Netrebko appears courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera and Deutsche Grammophon.
Versimo is available for download or streaming here.