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Anna Netrebko named among world’s top do-gooders

A poll by RU News names the opera diva as the only Russian in a list of public figures who strive to make the world a better place.

She is cited for her charity Anna Netrebko and Erwin Schrott for Kids, which supports pediatric hospitals and educational facilities.

The soprano is home in Vienna this week, making her role debut as Tatiana in Eugene Onegin.

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Here’s her latest professional tip:

And an Onegin preview:

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  1. richardcarlisle says:

    Her intensely dramatic approach to her roles carries over beautifully into all aspects of a most vibrant life … a great example for all.

    BRAVA Anna!!

  2. I feel so lucky to be able to hear her sing. And now I find she is a completely wonderful person. Thank you for this post.

  3. Yige Li says:

    I have the luckiness to meet her several times at stage door. Anya is an extremely nice person. And she’s the only singer I’ve ever seen that would bother to come out from backstage to sign and pose for fans before going back to after party.

  4. Yige Li says:

    And… BTW, Norman, I think the photo you used in the post should be credited to rather than It’s taken by a friend of Carlos (the owner of in Wien, May 10, 2006, after the performance of Roméo et Juliette.

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