The world renowned opera singer Anna Netrebko sings in the soprano vocal range . She was born in September 1971 in Krasnodar . Her debut in Germany was held in August 1994 at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival and was the beginning of a magnificent wolrd career. 2016 she will receive the Award of the magazine Opera News . This annual award honors the greatest opera singers and honors this year also Joseph Calleja , Elina Garanca , Waltraud Meier and José van Dam .