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 Plácido 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…

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…

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…