Under Gergiev’s guidance, Netrebko made her operatic stage debut at the Mariinsky at age 22, as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro. She went on to sing many prominent roles with the Kirov Opera, including Amina in La sonnambula, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor. In 1994, she sang the Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte with the Riga Independent Opera Avangarda Akadēmija under conductor David Milnes. In 1995, at the age of 24, Netrebko made her American debut as Lyudmila in Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila at the San Francisco Opera. Following this successful performance, she became a frequent guest singer in San Francisco. She is known as an acclaimed interpreter of other Russian operatic roles, such as Natasha in Prokofiev’s War and Peace, Louisa in Betrothal in a Monastery and Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride. Netrebko has also made successful forays into bel canto and romantic roles such as Gilda in Rigoletto, Mimì in La bohème, Giulietta in Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi, and Elvira in I puritani.
Anna Netrebko Opera Arias
1Quando Avran Fine Omai…Padre, Germani, Addio!Composed By – Wolfgang Amadeus MozartHarpsichord – David Aronson (2)7:23 Don Giovanni2Crudele? – Ah No, Mio Bene!…Non Mi DirComposed By – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart6:37 Benvenuto Cellini3Les Belles Fleurs!…Quand J’aurai Votre ÂgeComposed By – Hector Berlioz7:44 Manon4Suis-je Gentille Ainsi?…Obéissons, Quand Leur Vois AppelleComposed By – Jules Massenet6:35 Lucia Di Lammermoor5Ancor Non Giunse!…Regnava Nel SilenzioComposed By – Gaetano DonizettiMezzo-soprano Vocals – Elīna Garanča12:42 La Sonnambula6Care Compagne…Come Per Me SerenoComposed By – Vincenzo Bellini7:44 Faust7Les Grands Seigneurs…Ah! Je Ris De Me Voir (Jewel Song)Composed By – Charles Gounod6:28 Rusalka8Měsíčku Na Nebi Hlubokém (Song To The Moon)Composed By – Antonín Dvořák5:07 La Bohème9Quando Men Vo (Musetta’s Waltz)Composed By – Giacomo Puccini2:39