We'll also welcome Anna Netrebko, world-renowned Russian soprano and star of the Metropolitan Opera, for a live performance.
A New York native, Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the performances, headlined by soprano Deborah Voigt.
This is too hard to answer: Does the soprano think she actually is Anne Boleyn about to lose her head?
1738, "the highest singing voice," ranging easily through the two octaves above middle C, from Italian soprano "the treble in music," literally "high," from sopra "above," from Latin supra, fem. ablative singular of super (see super-). Meaning "a singer having a soprano voice" is from 1738. As an adjective from 1730. Soprano saxophone is attested from 1859.