Skip to content


A statement from Anna Netrebko regarding Japan via annanetrebko.com

Dear friends,

It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that I will not be joining the Met on its current tour to Japan. This was an incredibly difficult decision for me; it was made on a very personal level with a great deal of pain and conflicting emotions. My family and friends have suffered in many ways for years from the effects of radiation from Chernobyl. While I make no comparisons now between Japan and Chernobyl, I made a deeply personal and difficult choice not to join the Met on this tour based on my past experiences. I want to take this opportunity to express my sympathy for the Japanese people and the crisis they are facing. Their strength is an inspiration to me, and I am very sorry to disappoint them. I look forward to returning to Japan to perform in the future.

Sincerely,

Anna Netrebko

http://www.annanetrebko.com/

 

 

Posted in *English.

Tagged with , .


0 Responses

Stay in touch with the conversation, subscribe to the RSS feed for comments on this post.



Some HTML is OK

or, reply to this post via trackback.