Tosca with Anna Netrebko - Salzburg Festival 2021

Author: ARTE G.E.I.E.

27 AUG 2021: World star Anna Netrebko will sing Floria Tosca at the 2021 Salzburg Festival, perhaps the truest female character in Giacomo Puccini's work.

  • Anna Netrebko und Yusif Eyvazov | Copyright: © © Julian Hargreaves

    Anna Netrebko und Yusif Eyvazov © © Julian Hargreaves

Tosca with Anna Netrebko - an unforgettable moment of the Salzburg Festival 2021 will by the streamed (slightly time-delayed) on Friday 27 August at 8.15 pm on ARTE Concert. Floria Tosca is perhaps the truest of Puccini's rich arsenal of fascinating female characters, and few are able to bring her to the stage as truly as world star Anna Netrebko. "Tosca", first performed in Rome in 1900, is considered the work in which Puccini comes closest to "verismo". Michael Sturminger will direct the production and Marco Armiliato will conduct. ARTE will broadcast the recording on Thursday, 16 September at 8.15 pm on TV.

The culture channel ARTE again accompanes this year's edition of the Salzburg Festival from 6 August on with numerous streams online on ARTE Concert ( and on TV, inviting those interested in classical music and the curious to experience the highlights of the Festival from home. On four weekends, ARTE Concert will show a highlight from the city of Mozart every Friday to Sunday from 7.30 pm. Last year, ARTE's streaming offer of the anniversary edition of the Festival already met with a great response and was followed by over one million users on ARTE Concert.

Please find the complete program of the Salzburg festival on ARTE here.

Original title Tosca
Genre Opera
Recording date 27 August 2021
Co-Production Company ZDF/ARTE, ORF, Unitel


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