Social Media Beat (Week 6/9-15): Anna Netrebko & Jonas Kaufmann Prepare Role Debuts

By Francisco Salazar

This week was a busy week for singers. Not only were many performing at festivals but a few were preparing new roles that are set to premiere in the next few weeks! Check it out.

Nino Machaidze shared pictures of her current Gilda at the San Francisco Opera with Quinn Kelsey. Operawire will be at one of the performances later in the run and will be reviewing the opera.

Meanwhile, Anna Netrebko shared a sneak peek of rehearsals for upcoming role debut as “Adriana Lecouvreur” showcasing Valery Gergiev conducting.

Ой ой! Драма! 💔Drama drama 🙈

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The Royal Opera House shared a picture of Jonas Kaufmann in rehearsals for Otello and alongside it had a quote from the tenor speaking of his upcoming role debut.

Olga Peretyatko also followed shared a picture of her upcoming role debut as Leila at the Berlin State Opera. She will be performing in a new production by Wim Wenders in his debut in opera.

Leïla, work in Progress Photo by @donata_wenders #wimwenders #bizet #lespecheursdeperles #berlin #staatsoperberlin

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Angela Gheorghiu was also in the rehearsal room for Tosca alongside Marcello Giordani.