Thursday, April 05, 2007
The Year of Musetta
Netrebko, Villazon and Cabell in La Bohème
Nicole Cabell will sing Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème with Anna Netrebko as Mimi and Rolando Villazon as Rodolfo at the Bayerische Rundfunk, Munich for three concert performances on 12, 14 and 17 April 2007 with the Bavarian Symphony Orchestra and Chrorus under the leadership of Bertrand de Billy. The performances will be recorded for CD release by Deutsche Grammophon.
Nicole will continue to sing Musetta in the summer at the Santa Fe Opera from 29 June until 25 August, under the baton of Corrado Rovaris in a new production by Paul Curran with Jennifer Black/Serena Farnocchia (Mimi), Gwyn Hughes Jones/Dimitri Pittas (Rodolfo) and Corey McKern/James Westman (Marcello). In September 7 at Washington National Opera under Emmanuel Villaume and in October/November in Chicago, it's Musetta again under the baton of Sir Andrew Davis with Angela Gheorghiu / Serena Farnocchia (Mimi), Roberto Aronica / Gwyn Hughes Jones (Rodolfo), and Quinn Kelsey (Marcello) in a production by Renata Scotto.