On October 30th the Carnegie Hall in New York hosted the Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala. The concert, conducted by Asher Fisch, was attended by many opera stars. Many of the attendees were previously awarded by the Tucker Foundation – Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Lawrence Brownlee, Jamie Barton and the winner of the 2016 Richard... Continue Reading →
Di Donato and Nafornita at Les Grandes Voix
Yesterday evening was held one of unmissable events of the season at Theatre des Champs Elysées in Paris: Juan Diego Flórez and Joyce DiDonato embody the impossible love of Werther and Charlotte, under the direction of maestro Jacques Lacombe. For this Massenet's Werther in concert version, the American diva has worn an emerald green silk taffeta draped... Continue Reading →
Joyce DiDonato: a modern Sheherazade
After the commitment with Berliner Philharmoniker in Baden Baden, now Joyce DiDonato is engaged in European Tour 2015 with the New York Philharmonic and Ravel's Sheherazade. For this special occasion, Vivienne Westwood has created for Joyce a floral version of Princess Sheherazade: a purple silk evening dress with long batwing sleeves in chiffon printed with flowers. Fabulous!
Joyce’s first time with the Berliner
On March 29, Joyce DiDonato debuted with Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker in Berlioz's Le Damnation de Faust at Easter Festival in Baden Baden. For this highly anticipated event, the American diva worn an emerald green silk taffeta draped ball-gown by Monique Lhuillier. Amazing Joyce! Photo: Monika Rittershaus and Maria Gabriella Sicchiero
What Opera Divas wore this week?
What Opera Divas wore this week? Silver lace cocktail dress and silver accessories for Angela Georghiu after Werther' opening night at Wiener Staatsoper on March 5. Crafted from exquisite paillette embroidered lace, this dress achieves to be at once elegant and lovely. Total black outfit with a hint of white for Joyce Di Donato with... Continue Reading →
Divas at Royal Opera House: Carmen Giannattasio
Summer full of important productions at the Royal Opera House. In July, the London stage is hosting three stellar casts – G. Puccini’s "Boheme" featuring Angela Gheorghiu and Ermonela Jaho, and G. Donizetti’s "Maria Stuarda" with Joyce DiDonato and Carmen Giannattasio, who will play Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I, respectively. During the days before... Continue Reading →
Opera News Awards 2014 – part 1
After London, also New York celebrated the world of opera. On the evening of April 13th, 2014, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and actor David Hyde Pierce presented the 9th Annual Opera News Awards at the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel. They were joined by a number of presenters – Luca Pisaroni, Susan Graham, Renata Scotto,... Continue Reading →
Parade of stars for AIDS Gala in Berlin – Parata di stelle per l’AIDS Gala a Berlino
On November 2nd the Deutsche Oper Berlin hosted an important opera gala in support of the German Foundation Against AIDS. Such an important charity event was attended by some of the most popular opera stars - Joyce DiDonato, Olga Peretyatko, Simone Kermes, Sonya Yoncheva and Elena Tsallagova. Each of the ladies sported outfits in tune with... Continue Reading →