With Eleonora Buratto behind the scenes of “la Prima” at the Teatro alla Scala

On December 7th , 2020, a really unique "Prima" took place at the Teatro alla Scala. It was the first grand opening without an audience, the first without an opera title, the first made for TV only. The musical journey started with the theme of Rigoletto's curse ("Cortigiani vil razza dannata...") and ended with the... 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 →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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