Christmas 2017 of the opera divas

Who at home, who on holiday, who is busy at work: here’s how opera-divas spent Christmas. Olga Peretyatko has been involved in a series of concerts: at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlem and at Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna.   Between a performance and another of Andrea Chenier at Teatro alla Scala, Anna Netrebko…

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov enchant Teatro alla Scala

Giordano’s masterpiece, Andrea Chénier – which made its début at La Scala in 1896 – has not graced the theatre’s stage since 1985 but this year, on December 7th, the Musical Director Riccardo Chailly will once again take the lead, continuing his historic revival of the vast Italian repertoire. In the lead role, Yusif Eyvazov debuts alongside…

Anna Netrebko at Vienna Fashion Week

The Vienna fashion week opened its doors and Anna Netrebko could not miss the Anelia Peschev spring/summer 2018 fashion show at the MuseumsQuartier on September 13. Accompanied by her artistic agent Irina Gulyaeva and her friend Isaac Guesmann, divissima Anna wears a blue wool coat embroidered with silver and gold lurex wires from Anelia Peschev…

Anna Netrebko: special oufits in Salzburg

“A summer without Anna Netrebko is unthinkable” is the tone of some articles that have appeared in several Salzburg newspapers who are following the opera superstar in the Austrian city. Every year the diva reserve a new, special role to her audience at Salzburger Festspiele and every year she is present at gala dinners or parties…

What have opera stars worn this summer?

Festivals, recitals, concerts then competitions and interviews but also holidays! What were the outfits of the Opera stars in these summer occasions? Here, a general survey…. Attractive and chic Elina Garanca during the concert in Lubijana on June 30. The mezzosoprano wore a sparkling purple one-shoulder gown from Atelier Rosemarie Umetsu. In Salzburg, before her recital on…

Wiener Opernball 2017

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 23th, attended by European high society, along with directors, actors, politicians and entrepreneurs. The young debutantes from all over the world…

Wiener Philharmonikerball 2017

The Wiener-Ball season experienced its first glamorous highlight on January 19 evening. The Viennese Philharmonic enchanted the guests of their house with the 76th Ball “Past. Presence. Future”, a typical mix of noble tradition and lively life-joy. More than 100 dance couples opened the evening with the waltz “Die Schönbrunner” by Joseph Lanner, as well as…

Opera stars, perfumes and suggestions: Anna Netrebko

For a long time I asked myself what were Anna Netrebko’s favourite perfumes. Finally the opera-superstar satisfied me with a photo on Instagram! Mirko Buffini is an Italian niche fragrance house founded by entrepreneur Mirko Buffini in Firenze on 2010. Klito’ was launched in 2014. It is a Oriental floral fragrance for women and men. Top notes…

Anna Netrebko author’s tea set “Aida”

Yesterday the operastar Anna Netrebko held a gala evening at Palais Rasumofsky in Vienna where she presented her author’s tea set “Aida” in collaboration with Imperial Porcelain. During the evening, a charity auction took place with a unique pre-series sample of the tea set as a lot. The money raised from the auction will be given…

Parade of stars at the Richard Tucker Gala 2016

On October 30th the Carnegie Hall in New York hosted the Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala. The concert, conducted by Asher Fisch, was attended by many opera stars. Many of the attendees were previously awarded by the Tucker Foundation – Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Lawrence Brownlee, Jamie Barton and the winner of the 2016 Richard…

Anna Netrebko at Echo Klassik 2016

Among the international stars of classical music, Anna Netrebko couldn’t miss!  Also this year, the opera superstar was awarded with Echo Klassik as Singer of the Year 2016. For the red carpet at the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the Russian soprano wore a special creation of one of her favorite designers Irina Vitjaz. An outfit with a long flute…

Anna Netrebko and “Aria Evening” in Budapest

First concert in Hungary for the world’s most delightful opera-couple, Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov her Azerbaijani husband. On September 29, at the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, the couple has performed with a programme that included several Puccini gems alongside other masterpieces of opera verista. In addition to the irrepressible melodies of Boito, Cilea, Giordani, Leoncavallo, Mascagni and…