Parade of stars at the Richard Tucker Gala 2016

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Joyce DiDonato queen of Proms – Joyce DiDonato regina dei Proms

The Last Night of the Proms, the famous summer concert season held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, has always had a special charm. This year, the stars of the concert were two women: Marin Alsop – the first woman conductor at the Proms – and the American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, who sang arias…

Un abito per due Dive – A dress for two “Dive”

Domanda: possono due super dive del belcanto indossare uno stesso abito? E’ quanto accaduto alla yankee-diva Joyce DiDonato e ad Angela Gheorghiu-star. L’abito da sera in questione è  (quando si dice il caso) quello di cui Lady Maxwell ha scritto qualche giorno fa: lungo, con gonna color perla in chiffon,  corpetto dorato ricamato con motivi a voluta…