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Latest News: Classical, Anna Netrebko (Soprano)

 Recording of the Week, Anna Netrebko sings Verismo arias

by Katherine Cooper

Katherine listens to the Russian soprano's latest disc, featuring arias by Puccini, Cilea, Leoncavallo and more.

 Recording of the Week, Anna Netrebko sings Tchaikovsky's Iolanta

by Katherine Cooper

Katherine listens to Anna Netrebko's new recording of a little-known late Tchaikovsky opera, the one-act Iolanta.

 Recording of the Week, Anna Netrebko sings Strauss's Four Last Songs

by Katherine Cooper

Katherine listens to Anna Netrebko's new recording of Richard Strauss's Four Last Songs, with Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin.

 Recording of the Week, Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco with Anna Netrebko and Plácido Domingo

by Katherine Cooper

Katherine reviews a new recording of Verdi’s Giovanna d'Arco from last year’s Salzberg Festival, with Anna Netrebko and Plácido Domingo.

 Recording of the Week, Verdi arias from Anna Netrebko

by Katherine Cooper

The Russian soprano marks the composer’s bicentenary with arias and scenes from Don Carlo, Macbeth, Il trovatore, Giovanna d’Arco and I vespri siciliani in a recital which reveals a voice reaching glorious full bloom.

 Recording of the Week, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater

by Chris O'Reilly

Anna Netrebko and Marianna Pizzolato join Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra dell’ Accademia di Santa Cecilia for an unusually full-blooded account of Pergolesi’s best-known work, plus a chamber cantata apiece.

 Recording of the Week, A La Bohème for all

by Chris O'Reilly

Anna Netrebko is the Parisian seamstress with the cold hands and Rolando Villazón is the poet who finds her door-key on this new recording from Bertrand de Billy and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.