The singers will be signing their solo CDs and their new recording of La traviata, recorded live at the 2005 Salzburg Festival. The CD debuted on the Billboard classical chart last week at number seven.
The appearance coincides with their joint appearance in Verdi's Rigoletto at the Met. In three performances this month and several more in January and February 2006, Netrebko sings Gilda and Villaz‹n is the Duke of Mantua. Their December 17 performance will be broadcast live starting at 1:30 p.m., in the first of the Met's 2005-06 weekly broadcasts.