Anna Netrebkothe greatest opera star of the 21st century, returns to the Teatro Colón, after his unforgettable local debut in 2018. Before the operatic show coarseThursday 24, the Russian soprano will offer an intimate recitalas part of the Great Interpreters cycle, again at the Colón.
The concert He will be together with Algerian tenor Yusif Eyvazov, his current partner in life and on stage, both accompanied by pianist Ángel Rodríguez.
It hasn’t been an easy year for the Russian diva. after coping strong criticism for his ties to Putin in the aftermath of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, he suspended or postponed performances. Some artistic directors have decided to cancel their presentations. With a freer schedule, he was able to commit to performing again in Buenos Aires.
At the time, Netrebko posted his stance on the criticism on his Instagram account, declared his love for Russia and sympathy for those suffering in Ukraineand wrote the following:
“Forcing artists, or any public figure, to publicly express their political views and denounce their homeland is not right. This should be a free choice. Like many of my colleagues, I am not a political person, I am not a political expert. I am an artist and my aim is to bring people together across political divides.”
Soon after, she made another post wishing peace and an end to the war, in which she was seen in a photo together with Gergiev on stage, which was also deleted due to her ties to Putin.
Currently, Netrebko’s Instagram account is associated with the name of her husband Yusif and son Tiago, she posts only content related to their introductions and family photos.
Now I just uploaded a video about rehearsals coarsecommenting on how happy she is at the Teatro Colón.
The chosen chamber program to perform on Monday with Yusif Eyvazov will open with Russian songs by Rimsky-Korsakov, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Gara Garayev and Tchaikovsky, from which some opera arias are also included: Ah! Istomilas ya gorem (Ah! The pain has already exhausted me) from the third act of the queen of spades and the famous Lensky aria bye Bye from Eugene Onegin.
The second part will open with two songs by Richard Strauss: CaciliaOp. 27 No. 2 and exquisite standchenOp. 17 No. 2, continues with the fourth of gypsy songsOp. 55 by Antonin Dvořák, Když mne stará matka (When my old mother taught me to sing).
After Leoncavallo and Charpentierthey are included They screech up there from clown Y After the day, respectively. The famous aria of Carmen, La fleur que tu m’avais jetéefrom Bizetthe evening is also included.
The evening will close with Neapolitan songs by Francesco Paolo Tosti, Stanislao Gastaldon and Ernesto de Curtis, including the popular I don’t love you anymore!, Ideal, The last song, I love you so much Y I don’t remember tell me.
Cycle of the great performers.
Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov with Angel Rodriguez on piano
Stay: Teatro Colón, Monday 21, at 8pm