'Anna Nicole' Opera To Premier Next Year The world premiere of Anna Nicole will be presented by London's Royal Opera next February. It will star Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as the late model and Playboy playmate. Smith died of an accidental drug overdose in 2007. She was 39.
NPR logo

'Anna Nicole' Opera To Premier Next Year

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/124605043/124605042" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
'Anna Nicole' Opera To Premier Next Year

'Anna Nicole' Opera To Premier Next Year

'Anna Nicole' Opera To Premier Next Year

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/124605043/124605042" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The world premiere of Anna Nicole will be presented by London's Royal Opera next February. It will star Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek as the late model and Playboy playmate. Smith died of an accidental drug overdose in 2007. She was 39.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

MONTAGNE: The Opera." It's MORNING EDITION.

Copyright © 2010 NPR. All rights reserved. Visit our website terms of use and permissions pages at www.npr.org for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.