Eleonora Buratto: two nights at Teatro San Carlo for Verdi’s Requiem

The Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi was the main event of the 2018/2019 concert season of the Teatro San Carlo in Naples. On Friday 19 and Saturday 20 October, the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro di San Carlo conducted by Maestro Juraj Valčuha accompanied prestigious soloists in the Verdi masterpiece: the soprano Eleonora Buratto and... Continue Reading →

Behind the scenes of “La Traviata” at Luglio Musicale Trapanese: the costume designer Tommaso Lagattolla

One of the most interesting opera productions of summer 2018 has been "La Traviata" by Giuseppe Verdi at Luglio Musicale Trapanese with the unconventional direction of Andrea Cigni. Operafashion has met the set and costume designer who worked on it, Tommaso Lagattolla. He’s an appreciated Italian theatrical creative, teacher of Show Business Costume Design at... Continue Reading →

Eleonora Buratto: the Italian charm in Chicago

The successful concert version of Verdi's Falstaff, directed by Maestro Riccardo Muti, was the closing event of the homage to William Shakespeare. The audience applauded the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the cast, including opera stars like Ambrogio Maestri, Luca Salsi, Saimir Pirgu and Daniela Barcellona, Rosa Feola, Laura Polverelli, Eleonora Buratto in the roles of... Continue Reading →

Maria Guleghina, the tsarina of Russian opera – Maria Guleghina, la “zarina” dell’opera russa

Great celebrations to honour Giuseppe Verdi were held at the Moscow Conservatory , where, on the evening of October 20th, the soprano Maria Guleghina was the star of a concert dedicated to the master of Busseto. The Russian diva - despite some health problems - did not want to miss the event and amazed her... Continue Reading →

Anna Netrebko sparkling in Salzburg – Anna Netrebko sfavillante a Salisburgo –

Anna Netrebko sparkling in Salzburg! This year many opera divas have attended the Salzburg Festival; among them, Anna Netrebko. The superstar was the protagonist of one of the less know works by Giuseppe Verdi – Giovanna d'Arco. In this concert-form production the Russian soprano had two superstar male partners - the brilliant Francesco Meli and... Continue Reading →

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