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…

Carmen Giannattasio in Vatican

Yesterday afternoon Pope Franciscus opened yesterday at Sala Nervi in Vatican City a conference «Sport at the Service of Humanity», together with the Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, the Anglican Primate Justin Welby, representatives of the Orthodox patriarchates of Constantinople and Moscow, Jewish…

Primadonna Carmen Giannattasio for Bulgari

Bulgari celebrated the re-opening of its redesigned London flagship on New Bond Street, with a red-carpet affair inspired by Italian glamour, on April 14. A number of famous faces were present to fete the redesigned store, including brand ambassadors Luke Evans and Carla Bruni. Guests were treated to a performance by Italian soprano Carmen Giannattasio, who sang…

An afternoon at the theatre

What wearing an opera diva for a wintry afternoon as a spectator at Teatro alla Scala in Milan? On January 17, Carmen Giannattasio attended Verdi’s Rigoletto wearing an outfit based to the white color. Max Mara Albuca cape in milk-white suri alpaca fur and wool, with the characteristic flared line and small lateral slits. As accessories,…

Giannattasio, Teti and Bulgari at Royal Opera House

Italian triumph at the London Royal Opera House: the recent production of the operas Cavalleria rusticana/I pagliacci is directed by Damiano Michieletto and conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano; the costumes are curated by Carla Teti and the set design by Paolo Fantin. I pagliacci takes place in the parish hall of a village in the South of Italy:…

Carmen Giannattasio: photoshoot in Paris

During Maria Stuarda’s rehearsals at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, the Italian diva Carmen Giannattasio wasted no time and made a new photoshoot. This time, the soprano wore a black dress with hand-woven bands of fabric and and long train back created by Italian designer Antonio Grimaldi. Could not miss Carmen’s favorite jewelry: Serpenti Tubogas necklace and…

Happy Birthday Carmen!

Splendid forty year old Carmen Giannattasio who chose to celebrate her birthday in charming, historic setting of Palazzo dello Spagnuolo, one of the most famous buildings in Napoli. The evening of May 10, the soprano welcomed friends and colleagues with a mise created especially for her by fashion designer and friend Antonio Riva. A black…

Carmen Giannattasio for Bulgari

Carmen Giannattasio recently took a trip to Japan: on August 24th she was the star of a gala concert at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, along with the tenor Massimiliano Pisapia.  The soprano attended the event wearing three dresses exclusively made for her by Antonio Riva Atelier. All of them were made in silk mikado…

What have Opera stars worn this summer? – part 2

Beautiful and happy Jessica Pratt after the success of Rossini’s “Aureliano in Palmira” at Rossini Opera Festival on July 12. At the party after the opening night, the soprano wearing a black long evening dress with wide duchesse skirt and crisscross bodice in velvet by Marina Rinaldi, “Elegante” collection. On the shoulders, a precious black and…

Divas at Royal Opera House: Carmen Giannattasio

Summer full of important productions at the Royal Opera House. In July, the London stage is hosting three stellar casts – G. Puccini’s “Boheme” featuring Angela Gheorghiu and Ermonela Jaho, and G. Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” with Joyce DiDonato and Carmen Giannattasio, who will play Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I, respectively. During the days before…

A glamorous Mimì – Una Mimì glamour

Great success for Carmen Giannattasio: these days she’s giving her voice to Mimì, the protagonist of Giacomo Puccini’s Boheme at Teatro La Fenice in Venice. No proper Easter holidays for the diva, but after the premiere on April 19th she took the time to celebrate with her family at the exclusive restaurant “De Pisis” at…