Thursday, January 22, 2009

Anna Netrebko makes her Lucia debut at the Met on 26. Jan 2009

Anna Netrebko makes her highly-anticipated return to the Metropolitan Opera stage in New York to sing the title role of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.

The Metropolitan Opera production opens on 26. January 2009 and will mark the first time Netrebko has performed the role in New York. She will be partnered on stage with tenor Rolando Villazón as Edgardo, in their first joint appearances at the Met since April 2007, when the Met celebrated its 40th anniversary at Lincoln Center with a gala featuring the star singers, baritone Mariusz Kwiecien as Enrico and bass Ildar Abdrazakov as Raimondo. The director of the production is Mary Zimmerman and the conductor is Marco Armiliato. The same cast is scheduled for all four performances on 26. and 29. January and 3. and 7. February 2009.

Live Broadcasts and HD Transmissions
On 29. January 8:00 pm ET, Lucia di Lammermoor will be live broadcast by Metropolitan Opera Radio on Sirius XM.
On 7. February 01:00 pm ET, Lucia di Lammermoor will be live broadcast by Metropolitan Opera Radio on Sirius XM and Metropolitan Opera Radio Network Saturday Matinee Broadcasts and transmitted by The Met: Live in HD to movie theaters worldwide – Netrebko’s third consecutive Live in HD transmission from the Met.

Schedule change on Metropolitan Opera Radio on Sirius XM
The broadcast of Lucia di Lammermoor, originally planned for Thursday, January 29, has been postponed to Tuesday, February 3.

No more kisses on the stage
21C Media Group press release
Anna's Back!
Season 2008-2009


  1. I will be there on the 3 FEB!!!!!!! yeeey

  2. So wonderful! Let us know your impressions after ther performance!

  3. Here
    you can check Anna's upcomming appearances at the MET for the next seasons.

  4. Yes, thanks, I know and I have used this re-born site as well as the MetManiac site and other sources to include and update information on the upcoming Anna performances. All the information I have collected has been included in the pdf file Anna Netrebko Performances Database that you can find on the column on the right of the blog. Today I have uploaded an updated version.



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