02 Jan 2007

I Puritani, Metropolitan Opera, New York


bellini.jpgBy Martin Bernheimer [Financial Times, 2 January 2007]

Anna Netrebko is our diva du jour. All over town advertisements beam her pretty face over a lofty logo: “Just be forewarned – Netrebko can be habit- forming.” Met puffery heralds her as “the charismatic Russian soprano who has created a sensation”.