Anna Netrebko visits her beloved Austria this week to sing Juliette (shared with Nino Machaidze) and Piotr Beczala sings Roméo (shared with Stephen Costello) in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, opening on August 10. Yannick Nézet-Séguin will lead the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra in Bartlett Sher's staging of Gounod's opera for the Salzburger Festspiele. (photo Reuters). All that bedazzled pink silk & tulle, big curly hair, and low cut necklines make us feel like we're back in middle school. o teh horror!
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