Prior to her forthcoming recital tour of North America, Zachary Woolfe of the NY Times travelled to Geneva to meet Anna Caterina.
This week sees the start of Anna Caterina Antonacci’s much anticipated recital tour of North America, which takes in Araknsas, Montréal, New York and Washington D.C. Zachary Woolfe recently met the artist at her home in Geneva to discuss her career and artistic plans.
Starting his article with “There are few things more beautiful than watching Anna Caterina Antonacci suffer…” the piece is an insight into the world and psyche of this esteemed artist; a world where musical and artistic integrity are paramount.
Following the recital tour, Anna Caterina will be closer to home in Brussels for Desdemona in Rossini’s Otello at La Monnaie, and will be in London during the summer to perform one of her stand-out roles, Cassandra in Berlioz’s Les Troyens at the Royal Opera House. Speaking of a recording of her performance of the role in Paris in 2003, Zachary Woolfe exclaims that she “…slowly emerges from below the stage in flowing white satin, her eyes glistening, her mouth a shell-shocked slash. By her first line – “The Greeks have vanished” – the effect is almost overwhelming…”
Click here to read the full article on the New York Times website.