Swarovski for Anna Netrebko at Salzburg Festival 2019

In July and August, Salzburg flourishes for the festival city. The old town becomes an attraction for opera-lovers from all over the world. International stars like soprano Anna Netrebko and her husband, tenor Yusif Eyvazov, are a permanent presences here. The opening-night of Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur in concert version was eagerly awaited on July 28 at…

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov stars at Wiener OpernBall 2019

As it happens every year since 1877, the Wiener Staatsoper is turned into a huge ballroom to host the most important debutante ball of the Viennese carnival. The glamourous event took place on February 28th, attended by European high society, along with directors, actors, politicians and entrepreneurs. The young debutantes from all over the world…

Anna Netrebko special guest at 78th Vienna Philarmonic Ball

Once a year, the Vienna Musikverein is transformed into an elegant ballroom and provides a stunning backdrop for the Vienna Philharmonic Ball, an event which has been a highlight of this festive season in Vienna for several decades. On January 24, the 78th Ball of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra attracted many illustrious guests from business,…

Primadonnas and high jewelery: Anna Netrebko

Women love jewels, but primadonnas love them even more! The fairy-tale world of opera is not just about singing, performances, dreams and spotlights, but also about extravagance and wonderful jewels that superstars love to wear during their most important concerts, recitals, photos and public events. A longstanding friend of the Scheufele family, Anna Netrebko has…

Russia World Cup Concert 2018: focus on primadonna Anna Netrebko

This year Russia hosts the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the exciting tournament opened with a big concert in the Red Square on the evening of the June 13th. The great Russian pianist Denis Matsuev has brought together a group of opera stars for the event, including the protagonists of the opera Pl├ícido Domingo and […]

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…