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Anna Netrebko

Biography

Anna Netrebko rose from washing lady in the famed Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg to the best echelons of opera, getting, her many admirers will state, the best soprano of her period. Arguably, within the traditional realm Netrebko may be the most popular vocalist to have surfaced from the switch of the twenty 1st century period. Her appearances in the Kirov Opera, the Met, Covent Backyard, Salzburg Festival, along with other main operatic venues, in addition to concert locales like Carnegie Hall, are large events that frequently provoke a euphoric type of pandemonium of cries and cheers on her behalf from the viewers. Her recordings experienced similar success, aswell, from her chart-topping single debut recording Opera Arias in 2003 to her 2008 Compact disc Souvenirs to her different opera CDs and video clips. Besides possessing a lovely, flexible voice along with a commanding vocal technique, Netrebko exudes a stage existence that can really be known as charismatic. Her repertory includes not merely Russian assignments (Natasha in Prokofiev’s Battle and Tranquility, Lyudmila in Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila, etc.), but Mozart and Gounod, in addition to Italian criteria by Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, and Puccini. Her recordings can be found on DG, Decca, Philips, Sony, EuroArts, and Arthaus Musik. Anna Netrebko was created in Krasnodar, Russia, on Sept 18, 1971. Pursuing graduation in the St. Petersburg Conservatory, she gained the 1993 Glinka Competition in Moscow. She debuted the next year on the Kirov as Susanna in Mozart’s Le nozze. From her sensational 1995 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Opera debut as Lyudmila, Netrebko is at the international limelight. Her 2000 debut at Covent Backyard as Natasha was an enormous achievement, as was her Met debut 2 yrs afterwards within the same function. By 2003, when she debuted to vital acclaim on the LA Opera within the name function of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, she was broadly hailed because the brand-new Maria Callas. Her recordings became even more regular and her concerts even more a scalper’s joy. Furthermore, she was frequently appearing on tv across European countries and THE UNITED STATES, including on 60 A few minutes and HELLO America. Netrebko became an Austrian resident in 2006 and in 2008 became involved to operatic baritone Erwin Schrott. Netrebko provided birth to some son in Sept that calendar year, but returned to the level in January 2009 on the Mariinsky Movie theater to sing Lucia. She reprised the function on the Met afterwards that month and in Feb, showing up with Rolando Villazón. The 2011 launch Stabat Mater noticed her growing her repertoire in to the Baroque peiod using the music of Pergolesi.

Quick Facts


Full Name Anna Netrebko
Height 1.71 m
Profession Actor, Opera Singer
Education Saint Petersburg Conservatory
Nationality Russian, Austrian
Spouse Yusif Eyvazov
Children Tiago Netrebko
Parents Yury Nikolaevich Netrebko, Larisa Ivanovna Netrebko
Siblings Natalia Eskildsen
Awards State Prize of the Russian Federation, Classic Brit Award for Singer of the Year, Classic Brit Award for Female Artist of the Year, Bambi - Classic
Music Songs Libiamo, Barcarolle, Song to the Moon, Morgen!, Quando m'en vo, "O soave fanciulla", Vedrai, carino, Dvorak / Rusalka - Mesicku na nebi hlubokem, E strano!, Oh! quante volte, La Bohème: "O soave fanciulla", Puccini - O Mio Babbino Caro, D'onde lieta usci, Verdi: Addio del passato, Qui la voce sua soave, Die Csárdásfürstin: Act I. Lied "Heia, heia, in den Bergen ist mein Heimatland", I Puritani: Vien,diletto e'in ciel la luna, Meine Lippen, die küssen so heiss, Sempre Libera, Hahn: L'enamourée - Orchestrated By Andreas N. Tarkmann, Song, op. 21 no. 7, Teneste la promessa...Addio del passato, La rosa y el sauce, Song, op. 4 no. 4, Zabït Tak Skoro, Cantami, Le nozze di Figaro: Sull’aria? Che soave zeffiretto, Catalani: La Wally / Act 1 - "Ebben? Ne andrò lontana", O mio babbino caro, "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì", Il dolce suono - Ardon gl'incensi, Was I not a blade of grass in the field?
Albums Verismo, Anna Bolena, Souvenirs, Anna: The Best of Anna Netrebko, Anna Netrebko - Live at the Metropolitan Opera, Opera Arias, Russian Album, The Mozart Album, R. Strauss: Vier Letzte Lieder; Ein Heldenleben (Live) (Live), Pergolesi: Stabat Mater - A tribute to Pergolesi, Verdi, La Bohème: Scenes and Arias, Romanza (Deluxe Edition), Duets, Violetta, Sempre Libera, Verdi: La Traviata, Tchaikovsky: Iolanta (Live), The Opera Gala: Live from Baden-Baden (SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg feat. conductor Marco Armiliato), Verdi: La Traviata (Limited Edition), Die Superstars der Klassik, Highlights from Mozart’s “Figaro”, Das Mozart-Album (GAS), VIOLETTA - Arias and Duets from Verdi's La Traviata (Highlights - Limited Edition), Diva, Bellini: I Capuleti e i Montecchi, La Bohème - Five Favorites
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
Movies Anna Netrebko: The Woman, the Voice, La Bohème, Jules Massenet: Manon, Gala Concert: 300 Years of St. Petersburg, The Opera Gala: Live from Baden-Baden, Anna Netrebko: Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro, Verdi: La Traviata: Deluxe Edition, Bellini: I Puritani: The Metropolitan Opera, Betrothal in a Monastery, Domingo, Netrebko and Villazon: The Berlin Concert: Live From the Waldbühne, Opera Highlights: Vol. 2


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#Fact
1 (December 29, 2015) Married her boyfriend of 22 months Yusif Eyvazov following a year-long engagement.
2 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 36, a son named Tiago Aruã Schrott on September 5, 2008. Child's father is her now ex-fiancé, Erwin Schrott.
3 Was in a relationship with Erwin Schrott from 2007 to 2013. They have a son together.
4 First opera singer to merit a place in TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" (2007).
5 Although St. Petersburg is her home, has a special affection for San Francisco since it was where she launched her American career.
6 Named "Musician of the Year" by Musical America magazine (2008).
7 Her favorite partner on stage is Mexican tenor Rolando Villazón.
8 Her performance as "Donna Anna" in "Don Giovanni", conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt at the 2002 Salzburg Festival, made her a superstar of opera in Europe.
9 Much admired for her sumptuous voice and her great personal beauty.
10 Applied for Austrian citizenship in Vienna (March 2006).
11 Won the International Rimsky-Korsakov Vocal Competition in St. Petersburg (1996).
12 She studied at the St. Petersburg Conservatory for many years, and upon completing her schooling, she got a job cleaning at the theater.
13 She originally wanted to be an actress, but her voice teachers told her she'd have a better shot at singing.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Metropolitan Opera HD Live 2007-2017 TV Series Tatiana / Leonora / Iolanta - Iolanta / ...
Giovanna d'Arco, Dramma lirico in quattro atti 2015 Giovanna
Great Performances 1999-2014 TV Series Flowermaiden
Il Trovatore 2014 Leonora
Il Trovatore 2014 TV Movie Leonora
Jolanta 2013 Jolanta
Red Ribbon Celebration Concert 2013 2013 TV Movie Soprano
Netrebko and Hvorostovsky: Live in Red Square 2013 TV Movie Soprano
Don Giovanni 2013 TV Movie Donna Anna
La Bohème, Oper in vier Bildern 2012 TV Movie Mimì
Don Giovanni 2011 TV Movie Donna Anna
Anna Bolena 2011 TV Movie Anna Bolena
Carmen 2010 TV Movie Micaëla
La Bohème 2008 Mimì
Manon 2007/I TV Movie Manon Lescaut
Jules Massenet: Manon 2007 TV Movie Manon Lescaut
Mozart 22 2006 TV Series Susanna
La traviata 2005 TV Movie Violetta Valéry
L'elisir d'amore 2005 TV Movie Adina
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement 2004 Opera Singer Anna Netrebko
Betrothal in a Monastery (The Duenna) 1998 TV Movie Louisa, his daughter
Great Arias: Ruslan and Lyudmila 1996 TV Short Lyudmila
Ruslan and Lyudmila 1996 TV Movie Lyudmila

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Metropolitan Opera HD Live 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Revealed 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Die Operngala der Stars 2007 TV Movie performer: "Mira, o Norma", "Casta Diva", "Flower Duet: Viens, Mallika, ... Dôme épais"
The Berlin Concert 2006 TV Movie documentary performer: "Gianni Schicchi - O mio babbino caro", "Otello - Gia nella notte densa", "Giuditta - Meine Lippen, sie kussen so heib", "La Boheme - O soave fanciulla", "West Side Story - Tonight", "La Boheme - Quando men vo", "La Traviata - Brindisi", "Das Land des Lachelns - Dein ist mein ganzes Herz"
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement 2004 performer: "Sempre Libera"

Make Up Department

Make Up Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Metropolitan Opera HD Live 2007 TV Series makeup artist - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Berlin Concert 2006 TV Movie documentary music performer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Evening Urgant 2013-2016 TV Series Herself
Sochi 2014: XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 TV Mini-Series Herself
Benjamin Britten: War Requiem 2013 TV Special Sopran
Gottschalk Live 2012 TV Series Herself
Music in the Air: A History of Classical Music on Television 2012 Documentary Herself
Charlie Rose 2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
Premiya Muz-TV 2011 2011 TV Special Herself - Winner: 'Luchshiy duet', with Filipp Kirkorov (credit only)
Wetten, dass..? 2004-2011 TV Series Herself
Seitenblicke 2011 TV Series documentary Herself
Pesnya goda 2010 2011 TV Special Herself
Zolotoy grammofon 2010 2010 TV Special Herself - Awardee, with Filipp Kirkorov
Revealed 2010 TV Series Herself - Guest
You Cannot Start Without Me: Valery Gergiev, Maestro 2009 Documentary Herself
Faszinierende Frauen - Faszinierende Stimmen 2009 TV Movie documentary Herself
Deutschland, deine Künstler 2008 TV Series documentary Herself
Wiener Opernball 2008 TV Series Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2007 TV Special Herself
Anna Netrebko et Rolando Villazón à Paris 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Die Operngala der Stars 2007 TV Movie Herself
Tatort Oper - Wie Filmemacher Oper machen 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Rolando Villazón - Ein mexikanischer Traum 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Verstehen Sie Spaß? 2007 TV Series Herself
Hollywoods Oper - Eine Oper für Los Angeles 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Bambi Verleihung 2006 2006 TV Movie Herself
Great Performances 2006 TV Series Herself
The Salzburg Festival 2006 Video documentary Herself
The Berlin Concert 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
Gottschalk & Friends 2005 TV Series Herself
60 Minutes 2004 TV Series documentary Herself - Opera Singer (segment "Cinderella Story")
Anna Netrebko: The Woman, the Voice 2003 TV Special documentary Herself
St Petersburg 300th Anniversary Gala 2003 TV Special Soloist
All the Russias 2002 TV Mini-Series documentary Lyudmila

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Ringstraße - Trilogie eines Boulevards 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Bambi Bambi Awards Classical Music


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1 When I am not on the stage, it is always very difficult for the public to find me! I am a private person who does not always want to be in the spotlight!"


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