Social Media Beat (Week 4/7-13): Who Was Present At The Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Der Rosenkavalier’

By Francisco Salazar

While it is the holiday season, there was one common thread among many singers this week. A number of them were present at the “Der Rosenkavalier” dress rehearsal or at the performance. Check out what some of your favorite singers were up to this week.

Davinia Rodriguez is in the Holiday mood as she made painted eggs in preparation for the Easter weekend.

Buona Pasqua da i miei bimbi!!! #pasqua2017 #uovadipinte #lavorimanuali

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Earlier this week Elina Garanca took over the Met’s Instagram and shared some behind the scenes images of her rehearsal in “Der Rosenkavalier!”

Speaking of “Der Rosenkavalier” Erin Morley shared a picture with Elina Garanca where the two posed as the star-crossed lovers from Titanic.

Leah Crocetto also posted a picture from the dress rehearsal as she was in the audience seeing it.

Ailyn Pérez also posted a picture after the dress rehearsal with Matthew Curran.

And on opening night the stars showed up as Olga Peretyatko posted a picture with Anna Netrebko, Elena Maximova and Elena Zarmeba.

Girl’s talk by Rosenkavalier opening. Девичья болтовня на премьере Кавалера розы)) @metopera

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Speaking of Olga Peretyatko, the soprano shared the story of how she jumped into “La Traviata” six hours before the show, tehhaving never seen the production.

Incredible night yesterday! The whole story about my jump in as Violetta Valery at the Met is here:

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Matthew Polenzani shared a picture of the Opera News Awards as he was honored alongside Robert Carson, Frederica Von Stade and Christine Goerke.

Yusif Eyvazov returned to Moscow to reprise his role as Des Grieux in Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” This time he sang with Ainhoa Arteta and the tenor shared a number of pictures frotheroduction.

Happy to be back to this wonderful production of Manon Lescaut off Adolf Shapiro in this great theatre @bolshoi_theatre This opera really means a lot for me, because when I sang it for the first time in Rome in 2014 I meet my love ❤️ Anjushka !! toi toi toi to my adorable friends Elcin Azizov @elchinazizov , @ainhoarteta Ainhoa Arteta , Bogdan Vilkov @bogdandonato our dear @jaderbignamini Jader Bignamini conductor Счастлив вернуться на сцену своего обожаемого Большого Театра @bolshoi_theatre в прекрасной постановке Адольфа Шапиро оперы Манон Леско! Эта опера очень много значит для меня , так как именно когда я спел Ее первый раз в Риме в 2014 году я встретил мою любовь ❤️ Ни пуха ни пера нам , рядом на сцене друзья , мой брат Эльчин Азизов @elchinazizov , Замечательный Богдан Волков @bogdandonato роли Эдмондо очаровательная Айноа Артета в Роли Манон! Дирижёр Ядер Биньямини!! ❤️❤️❤️

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