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…

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…

Anna and Yusif: return to Salzburg

One more summer in Salzburg for Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov! The golden couple of Opera will be busy in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut performances from August 1. On the first day of their arrival, the couple went for a walk through the streets of Salzburg … both in very summer outfits! The primadonna Anna wore a…

Maria Josè Siri loves Arena di Verona

Among the primadonnas more present at the 93° Arena di Verona Opera Festival there is certainly Maria Josè Siri. The Uruguayan soprano debuted as Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni on July 4 and she will sing her 100 Verdi’s Aida on the evening of July 19. A few days before Don Giovanni’s opening night, Maria Josè…

Angela Gheorghiu for Elle Romania

Divissima Angela Gheorghiu interviewed by ELLE Romania, June issue. The soprano wears a Dolce&Gabbana polka dots dress. This tulle dress is splayed with a shimmery hue of polka dot embroideries, and flared with structured volume to emit the perfect Sicilian vibe. Shoes by Casadei. Photo: Gabi Hirit

Pretty Yende: a modern muse – Pretty Yende: una musa contemporanea

No doubt about it: the soprano Pretty Yende is a perfect cover girl!  The monthly magazine “Marie Claire South Africa” published an article about her and other nine women (not only from South Africa) and defined them “muses”, because they’ve distinguished themselves in different fields (medicine, poetry, theatre, dance, singing and politics) and are role…

Opera News Awards 2014 – part 2

The most anticipated opera award of the season was attended by a long list of celebrities: Renata Scotto, Kristine Opolais, Stephen Costello, Ailyn Perez and many others. Award-winning Nina Stemme, considered by opera fans as the greatest Wagnerian soprano of our age, wore a black chiffon dress and matching jacket with sequin trims.  Al premio…