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Astrid Varnay

 
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Stage Credits

  [New York]
Metropolitan Opera Revival, 1979
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
Metropolitan Opera Revival, 1979
Performer






Astrid Varnay News

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 28- July 4, 2021- with Josh Gad, Jenn Colella, and Mo Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: June 28- July 4, 2021- with Josh Gad, Jenn Colella, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 28, 2021

This week (June 28- July 4) in live streaming: Emma Kingston and Josh Gad visit Backstage Live, Tovah Feldshuh in Becoming Dr. Ruth, a Jenn Colella Masterclass, and so much more!

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jun 26, 2021

This is the last week to watch Los Angeles Opera’s online Signature Recital Series which gives viewers exclusive online access to fine performances filmed in stunning venues around the world. The series includes unforgettable singing by mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, tenor Russell Thomas, soprano Christine Goerke, mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges, and soprano Julia Bullock—a breathtaking showcase of vocal magic. 

Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2021

The Met has announced themed lineups for three weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, the company's ongoing series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on its website during the Covid-19 closure. The schedule begins with a week, leading up to Father's Day on June 20, comprising a selection of operas featuring themes of fatherhood.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 12-13- with James Monroe Iglehart, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 12-13- with James Monroe Iglehart, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 12, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, December 12-13, 2020.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Dec 4, 2020

Los Angeles Opera has a number of excellent recitals on its website including one by baritone Craig Colclough in which he sings the Shakespeare monologues from Otello and Macbeth that Verdi set to music. Together with pianist Jeremy Frank, Colclough presents a program that also includes works by Beethoven, Wagner, Porter, and Vaughan Williams.

The Met Announces Four-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo The Met Announces Four-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020

The Met has announced themed lineups for four weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes a week of In Plain English, an Epic Proportions week, followed by a week of Holiday Fare, and more.

El Palacio de Bellas Artes celebra 85 años como escenario de los mejores artistas in Photo El Palacio de Bellas Artes celebra 85 años como escenario de los mejores artistas internacionales
by Julie Musbach - Sep 30, 2019

El Palacio de Bellas Artes ha sido escenario de los grandes artistas e intelectuales de nuestro país, y a lo largo de su historia también ha recibido a múltiples figuras internacionales.

Sony Classical to Release BIRGIT NILSSON: THE GREAT LIVE RECORDINGS Photo Sony Classical to Release BIRGIT NILSSON: THE GREAT LIVE RECORDINGS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 27, 2018

Sony Classical announces the September 7, 2018 US release of Birgit Nilsson: The Great Live Recordings, a 31-CD set celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Swedish soprano. This limited edition brings together a collection of outstanding live recordings from the main centers of Nilsson's brilliant career: the Met in New York, the Bayreuth Festival, the Vienna State Opera, plus rarities from her concerts in Stockholm.  All the recordings were newly remastered in 2017 from the original analogue tapes.

San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update For Wagner's DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN Photo San Francisco Opera Announces Casting Update For Wagner's DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2018

German soprano Evelyn Herlitzius, scheduled to make her San Francisco Opera debut as Brunnhilde in Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung), has withdrawn from the upcoming engagement due to health reasons. While San Francisco Opera regrets this casting change, the Company is honored to welcome in her stead the equally acclaimed Swedish soprano Irene Theorin as Brunnhilde, the pivotal heroine of Wagner's magnum opus. A celebrated Brunnhilde, Theorin's engagement will mark her first complete Ring in the United States with three cycles of the work at the War Memorial Opera House, June 12-July 1, 2018.

VIDEO: Get A First Look at ELEKTRA at the Met Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look at ELEKTRA at the Met
by Alan Henry - Mar 2, 2018

Christine Goerke sings her first Elektra at the Met in Patrice Chéreau's landmark production, a sensation at its Met premiere last spring, which the Wall Street Journal called “revolutionary … a triumph on all fronts.” Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Strauss's shattering score, a tour de force for the singers and the orchestra alike.

Astrid Varnay Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look at ELEKTRA at the Met VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at ELEKTRA at the Met
by Alan Henry - Mar 2, 2018

Christine Goerke sings her first Elektra at the Met in Patrice Chéreau's landmark production, a sensation at its Met premiere last spring, which the Wall Street Journal called “revolutionary … a triumph on all fronts.” Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Strauss's shattering score, a tour de force for the singers and the orchestra alike.