Private Callas

An exhibition and a collection of fabrics celebrate the great soprano Maria Callas on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of her disappearance. In Milan,  Bonotto textile manufacture hosts “Private Callas: dresses and memorabilia in a textile scenery by Bonotto”. The exhibition shows a selection of objects that belonged to the artist: day dresses and…

A magic night for Maria Josè Siri

Thirteen minutes of applause for Puccini’s Madama Butterfly under the direction of maestro Riccardo Chailly and directed by Alvis Hermanis have opened the season of Teatro alla Scala in Milan. This first night, “La prima”, is always held on 7 December, feast day of Saint Ambrose, patron saint of the city. For this Butterfly, maestro…

Shopping for Anna Netrebko in Milan

A fashion victim as Anna Netrebko could not resist all the boutiques in Milan center! Which boutiques and designers have visited? A new Louis Vuitton bag: Monogram vernis amaranthe Melrose handbag. Smart, efficient, versatile and in beautiful glossy leather too. Very sophisticated!   Then Versace’s boutique with Palazzo Medusa Swarovski bag: white silver or blue?   Finally…