International Opera Award 2016

The International Opera Award 2016 returned at Savoy Theatre in London on May 15. Opera stars and supporters gathered for an evening celebrating excellence in opera, as well as raising funds for the Opera Awards Foundation – a trust which aims to help those at the start of their opera careers. Ermonela Jaho won the Readers’…

Ermonela Jaho shines not only on the stage

In early March, the Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho returned to Royal Opera House in London for a revival of Puccini’s Suor Angelica. As in 2011, her success was glorious: she was entirely heartbreaking as Suor Angelica; “her soft singing in Senza mamma could have been straight from a lullaby to a sleeping child, and it made…

Ermonela Jaho for ROH Foundation

The evening of February 9, the British magazine Decanter – one of the most prestigious wine magazines in the world – organized an auction with dinner at the Royal Opera House in London to raise funds in favor of the ROH Covent Garden Foundation, which strives to engage young people in the creative arts. During the evening,…

A new Traviata for Ermonela Jaho

On April 16, press conference for Ermonela Jaho, Irina Lungu e Venera Gimadieva: three sopranos for Traviata at Teatro Real in Madrid staged from April 20. Ermonela wears red fire skirt and jacket suit created by her favourite designer Mirela Nurce.   Photo: Javier del Real

Opera stars, perfumes and suggestions: Ermonela Jaho

What’s your favourite perfume? My favorite perfume is Dior J’Adore L’Absolu. Do you always buy the same perfume or do you like changing and trying something different? Once I tried this perfume, I’ve never changed it. I have not changed. At first I used J’Adore Eau de Parfume, a lighter fragrance; when I tried L’Absolu,…