The world’s greatest opera singers are immersed in a wide range of activities as the summer season hits its apex. Some are on vacation, while others are rigorously rehearsing for upcoming performances.
Anna Netrebko previewed a section from “Aida” on her Instagram. The clip showed Netrebko in the rehearsal room alongside her colleagues and Riccardo Muti conducting. “Aida” opens on August 6th but for right now enjoy this clip:
It was an enjoyable week for Michael Fabiano who spent a long time in Italy with his family before returning to New York, where he recently moved.
Lise Lindstrom arrived in Verbier for her performance as Elektra. She showcased the beautiful vistas from her hotel.
Thank you beautiful people for all your messages of congratulations and support!! I AM THRILLED to have been recognized by the @helpmann_awards for the RING 2016 w @operaustralia. It was a TEAM EFFORT and a life changjng event. Sending tons of love from @verbierfestival Our #Elektra rehearsals are going very well and the performance tomorrow will be amazing!!! #whataluckydiva #carpemyjoy #sopranolife #wagner #strauss #brünnhilde #Elektra #lifeonthehighcs
Tamara Wilson may be busy in Barcelona with “Il Trovatore” but she still had some time to hang out with friends, including tenor Ben Bliss.
Renée Fleming returned to social media to take over the Aspen Music Festival Instagram account, bringing her back to her days a student.
Thomas Hampson celebrated his ECHO KLASSIK win by sharing a picture of the entire cast of “Le Nozze Di Figaro.”
Thrilled to share that our #LeNozzediFigaro @dgclassics release has been named the 2017 ECHO KLASSIK Best Opera Recording (works up to & including 17th/18th century). Congrats to all of my colleagues on this tremendous honor, including Maestro Yannick Nézet-Seguin and the @chamber_orchestra_of_europe @nezetseguin @sonyayoncheva @lucapisaroni #christianekarg @angela_brower_mezzo @rolandovillazon @regulamuehlemann #mauriziomuraro #annesofievonotter @jvinikour
Pretty Yende also celebrated her win at the ECHO KLASSK awards by showcasing her album cover and thanking all her supporters.
This is truly a dream come true for me, I am beyond honored to receive the Newcomer of the Year Award from ECHO Klassik. I am thrilled that my debut album ” A Journey’ has afforded me the thrilling luxury to be recognized by ECHO Klassik. I receive it as a deep encouragement to pursue my #prettyjourney joyously sharing this precious gift I have been entrusted with on the global world operatic stage. I am grateful to all my fans for their immense support and heartfelt thanks especially to Sony classical international, to ECHO Klassik, to the ECHO KLASSIK Award Committee, and to all my fans in Germany.