Anna Netrebko (© Harald Hoffmann courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon)

WQXR Presents Anna Netrebko in Verismo

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

12:30 PM

International opera superstar Anna Netrebko comes to The Greene Space for an exclusive interview and performance to celebrate the release of her new solo recording, Verismo.

Joined by tenor Yusif Eyvazov in their first joint New York City appearance, the soprano illuminates the stylistic and psychological complexities of verismo with her own special intensity and powers of expression. Ms. Netrebko and Mr. Eyvazov will be accompanied by pianist and artistic director of Juilliard's Marcus Institute, Brian Zeger.

Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon.

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Watch the sold-out show via live stream at 12:30pm ET

Ms. Netrebko appears courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera and Deutsche Grammophon.

PROGRAM

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