Metropolitan Opera Confirms Anna Netrebko As ‘Turandot’ In Future Season

By Francisco Salazar
(Credit: Dario Acosta)

The Metropolitan Opera has confirmed that Anna Netrebko will perform the title role of Puccini’s “Turandot” in a future season.

The news was revealed in the December Playbill at the Met, in a letter written by the general manager himself. There was no confirmation, however, of when this series of performances would take place.

The soprano is scheduled to sing her first full production of Puccini’s final opera this January at the Bayerische Staatsoper and will sing the second act of the work at the Metropolitan Opera’s New Year’s Eve Gala.

Netrebko recently opened that Teatro alla Scala’s 2019-20 season in a new production of “Tosca” and set to reprise the role at the Royal Opera House, Salzburg Festival, and Metropolitan Opera. She will also make her highly anticipated role debut as Elisabetta in “Don Carlo” at the Semperoper Dresden.

The soprano is scheduled to open the 2020-21 Metropolitan Opera season in the title role of “Aida.”