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 […]

A look at the New Year’s Concerts

Let's celebrate the beginning of the year 2016 with a series of concerts in all theaters of the world! Soprano Olga Peretyatko joins conductor Daniele Gatti and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in a concert dedicated to the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi at Shanghai Symphony Hall. The Russian primadonna wears a red cocktail dress by Pronovias. Long gauze,... Continue Reading →

Jessica Pratt: a modern Semiramide

On October 18, Australian soprano Jessica Pratt made her debut in one of G. Rossini’s most challenging soprano parts: the Babylonian queen Semiramide.  The expected debut - in concert version - took place under the direction of Maestro Giuliano Carella at Opera de Marseille. For this special occasion, Jessica chose a dress-change between the first and second... Continue Reading →

What have Opera stars worn this summer? – part 2

Beautiful and happy Jessica Pratt after the success of Rossini's "Aureliano in Palmira" at Rossini Opera Festival on July 12. At the party after the opening night, the soprano wearing a black long evening dress with wide duchesse skirt and crisscross bodice in velvet by Marina Rinaldi, "Elegante" collection. On the shoulders, a precious black and... Continue Reading →

Australia discovers a diva, Jessica Pratt – L’Australia scopre una diva, Jessica Pratt

One of the most anticipated events of the Victorian Opera in Melbourne is certainly "La Traviata" ... and for more than one reason! For the first time the Australian public has had the chance to see a production by the famous director Henning Brokhaus and the set designer Josef Svoboda;  moreover, the protagonist is Jessica... Continue Reading →

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