The masters of costume design. Carla Teti.

Carla Teti  works regularly as a costume designer in both opera and prose theater.  For the opera she has created costumes for important Italian and international theaters under the direction of Daniele Abbado, Damiano Michieletto and Andrei Konchalowsky. In 2011 she won the Premio Abbiati and Opera Awards for her designs; in 2017 she won…

Operastars, perfumes and suggestions: Cristina Pasaroiu

  Operafashion met the Romanian soprano Cristina Pasaroiu who is currently making her debut in the title role of Massenet’s Manon at Korean National Opera. 1) What’s your favourite perfume? I’m a huge perfume fan…  So I don’t have one favorite perfume which I use every day. I have many perfumes which I use often, for example,…

The masters of costume design. Giuseppe Palella.

On the occasion of Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso which will be performed on April 13 – 21 at Teatro Malibran in Venice, Operafashion met the imaginative costume designer Giuseppe Palella.   What was your education? “My education is unusual and atypical for those who do my job. I studied in Bologna – sculpture at the School of…

The masters of costume design. Alessandro Lai.

With this interview, I start a series of portraits of directors, costume designers and set designers who contribute to the success of the most acclaimed productions in opera houses all over the world. In collaboration with “PressRoom”, we interviewed the costume designer Alessandro Lai.   After his classical study, Alessandro Lai worked as assistant in…

Divas at BraVO International Professional Music Awards

«BraVo» Awards is one of the most anticipated events of the year 2018. The event was attend by representatives of world music and film industry, media executives, cultural and business elite, ambassadors of partner countries and world famous stars. Classical music awards ceremony hosted in The Bolshoi Theater took place on  March 10th. Dmitri Hvorostovsky has been…

Operastars, perfumes and suggestions: Raffaella Lupinacci

  Operafashion continues to publish a column much appreciated by readers. This time, we interviewed the Italian mezzo-soprano Raffaella Lupinacci. 1) What is your favourite perfume? “AMBRE 114 by Histoires de Parfums.” 2) Do you buy only this perfume or do you like wearing others?  “This is my signature scent. I can’t live without it….