Tiziana and Emanuela Passaro have collected the legacy of four generations of Neapolitan artists who grew up in the entertainment world. With Artimmagine, they combine the long tradition of wigsmakers with the mastery in make-up for the theater - the San Carlo Theatre in Naples and the Verdi Theatre in Salerno, above all - cinema... Continue Reading →
Carmen Giannattasio at Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Antonio Riva and Bulgari
On December 6, Italian soprano Carmen Giannattasio was among the appreciated protagonist of "Maria Stuarda" by Donizetti at the Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris. The diva attended the event wearing two gown exclusively made for her by Antonio Riva Atelier. All of them were made in silk in two different shades of red colour... Continue Reading →
Enea Scala as Lord Leicester at Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Maestrami
Considered by the great tenor Chris Merritt one of the most interesting baritenore of his generation, Enea Scala is not only a talented artist but also a handsome and modern young man who loves following fashion. After the great success as Idreno in Rossini's "Semiramide" at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, the tenor flew to... Continue Reading →
Primadonnas and high jewelery: Carmen Giannattasio
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 devotee of Bulgari, Carmen Giannattasio has worn the... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →