Anna Netrebko has been one of my favorite singers not only because of her amazing voice. What I also admire are her great stage presence, her sense of humor, and her terrific adherence to interpretive excellence.
Now Ms. Netrebko will soon be out with a new recording that looks like this:
The meaning of Verismo in Opera relates to drawing its themes from real life, and emphasizing natural elements. Its chief exponent was Giacomo Puccini.
Here is Ms. Netrebko in a well known scene from “La Traviata”: