Social Media Beat (Week 7/14-20): A Look At Festival Season

It’s festival season and some of the biggest stars are preparing for their upcoming performances or ending their 2016-17 season. Check out what some of your favorite stars have been up to.

Anna Netrebko gave a sneak peek into rehearsals of Aida. In one of her pictures, flashes of the production were visible with chorus members littering the stage. The opera opens August 6 and is slated to be streamed through Arte.

Ailyn Pérez was spotted in Hungary and shared pictures from her appearance on MTV promoting her concert. The diva goes on vacation and returns to the stage in September.

Souvenir from our MTV spot on Hungarian National TV 🇭🇺🔝🎶❤️🙌💯📺 Thanks @csabapntr

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After taking over the 360 of Opera’s Instagram, Leah Crocetto shared a curtain calof herer performance of “The Siege of Calais” at the Glimmerglass Festival. The production will be seen by OperaWire this weekend with a review coming thereafter. Leah Crocetto continues the run until August before heading to Pittsburgh for her first Tosca.

In anticipation for the world premiere of Steve Jobs, the Santa Fe Opera previewed its production, which features iPhones on the stage.The production runs through August 25.

✨It’s happening✨ #sforsj #stevejobs #premiere #sfoinstameet

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Michael Fabiano shared a video from his current “Carmen” at the Festival d’Aix-En-Provence. The opera was recorded by Arte.

“La fleur que tu m’avais jetee, Carmen”. Enjoy this excerpt from my Don José role #debut!!! @festivalaix

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Joyce DiDonato shared a picture of her return to Munich. she takes on the role of Semiramide for two more performances.

#Munich!!!! How YOU doin’?!?!?! Thrilled to be back here for two more shows @bayerischestaatsoper!!!

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About the Author

Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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