Danielle de Niese queen of Proms 2015

The grand finale of the world’s most celebrated classical music festival was held on September 12 in London. Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, soprano Danielle de Niese, tenor Jonas Kaufmann conducted by Marin Alsop are the stars at this year’s Last Night of the Proms at Royal Albert Hall. Among composers featured are Shostakovich, Strauss and Puccini. For soprano Danielle... Continue Reading →

Opera Awards 2015

The International Opera Award 2015 returned at Savoy Hotel in London on April 26. Alexandra Kurzak won the Readers' Award voted by the public. The soprano wore a tight black T-shirt with long sleeves and high neck; asymmetrical skirt in black tulle with polka dots. Appropriate for an award? Also the soprano Danielle de Niese was present... Continue Reading →

Jewellery maisons love opera – Le maisons della gioielleria amano l’opera

Many have been the social events taking place this month, but Lady Maxwell would like to speak about two of them sharing a common detail – the interest that some of the most important jewellery maisons are showing for opera and its protagonists. The first event was the Semperopern Ball held in Dresden on February... Continue Reading →

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