Anita Rachvelishvili, mezzo-soprano

Anita Rachvelishvili is barely 30, and is already an international opera star. She appears as Konchakovna in the Metropolitan Opera's brand-new production of Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin. In this exclusive interview, she speaks with Angela Mitchell about the role

 Mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili sings amid a massive field of poppies in a Metropolitan Opera production of Borodin's Prince Igor .  Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera

Mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili sings amid a massive field of poppies in a Metropolitan Opera production of Borodin'sPrince IgorCory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera