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Netrebko says she has split with Schrott

Monday - 11/25/2013, 7:42pm  ET

FILE - This April 30, 2011 file photo shows Russian opera singer Anna Netrebko, right, and Uruguayan opera singer Erwin Schrott during the German game show "Wetten Dass" in Offenburg, southern Germany. Netrebko and Schrott have separated. The soprano's spokesmen issued a statement Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, saying her relationship with the bass-baritone had ended "amicably" after six years. Netrebko cites the "demanding schedules and the resulting constant time apart" as the reason for the split. The pair have a 5-year-old son Tiago. Netrebko and Schrott never married. (AP Photo/Ralph Orlowski, File)

RAPHAEL SATTER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Opera singers Anna Netrebko and Erwin Schrott have separated.

The soprano's spokesmen issued a statement Monday saying her relationship with the bass-baritone had ended "amicably" after six years.

Netrebko cites "demanding schedules and the resulting constant time apart" as the reason for the split.

The pair have a 5-year-old son Tiago. Netrebko and Schrott were not married.

She says "we treasure the time we spent together and of course remain devoted parents to our son." She adds: "We are also committed to honoring our scheduled joint professional appearances."


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