Jessica Pratt: one evening at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova

First concert together in Italy for one of the world’s most delightful opera-couple, Jessica Pratt and Michael Spyres. On January 18, at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, the couple has performed with a programme that included several Belcanto gems alongside other masterpieces of Verdi and Offenbach. The conductor’s podium was occupied by Andriy Yurkevich. During the evening, the…

Jessica Pratt and Treesure Jewels

The Opera Season 2017-2018 of the Teatro La Fenice closes under the sign of Gioachino Rossini with “Semiramide” – his last great opera – and with the display of the restored signed score. A tragic melodrama in two acts, which debuted at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice on February 3, 1823, “Semiramide” is staged…

The masters of costume design. Giuseppe Palella.

On the occasion of Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso which will be performed on April 13 – 21 at Teatro Malibran in Venice, Operafashion met the imaginative costume designer Giuseppe Palella.   What was your education? “My education is unusual and atypical for those who do my job. I studied in Bologna – sculpture at the School of…