A news release of 21C Media Group announces that Anna Netrebko will sing Arditi’s “Il bacio”, the duet “O soave fanciulla” from Puccini's La Bohème with Joseph Calleja and, closing out the evening, the Act II, Scene II finale from Verdi’s La Traviata, opposite Zeljko Lucic and this year’s Richard Tucker Award winner, tenor Stephen Costello.
Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala 2009
Avery Fisher Hall
Sunday 22. November 2009, 6:00 PM
Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Elina Garanca (Mezzo-soprano), Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Matthew Polenzani (Tenor), Stephanie Blythe (Mezzo-soprano), Susan Graham (Mezzo-soprano), Maria Guleghina (Soprano), Hei-Kyung Hong (Soprano), Zeljko Lucic (Baritone), James Morris (Bass-baritone), Samuel Ramey (Bass), 2009 Richard Tucker Award Winner Stephen Costello (Tenor); The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Fabio Luisi
Anna Netrebko 2009-2010 Season