Behind the scenes of Griselda at the Festival Valle d’Itria 2021

In the 300th anniversary of the first performance at the Festival della Valle d'Itria is staged Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti with the conduction of George Petrou and the direction of Rosetta Cucchi. Operafashion met the costume designer Claudia Pernigotti who described the costumes designed for the protagonists Griselda (Carmela Remigio, soprano) and Gualtiero (Raffaele Pe,... Continue Reading →

Behind the scenes of the opera-movie “Adriana Lecouvreur” at the Teatro Comunale Bologna: the costume designer Claudia Pernigotti

After collaborating with Pasquale Grossi and William Orlandi as assistant to the sets and costumes, Claudia Pernigotti from 2000 to 2013 was the Head of the Costume Service of the Teatro Comunale in Bologna where she signed the costumes for numerous productions. She collaborates assiduously with the director Rosetta Cucchi for whose shows she has... Continue Reading →

Opera and art of fashion: Julie Anna Lewis and her opera-scarves

Fashion and Opera always make a winning combination! The American visual artist Julie Anna Lewis agree on that. After having won numerous awards for her work as graphic designer, since 2009 Julie Anna has been enchanted by watercolor, oil and acrylic painting. Eventually arriving at her preference of the quick and satifying results of acrylic.... Continue Reading →

“Amo il qui ed ora…”: l’esperienza fotografica di Michele Monasta

La terza tappa del viaggio di Operafashion nella fotografia di scena è dedicata all'arte di Michele Monasta. Fotografo di scena da più di 20 anni, Michele Monasta ha documentato i più importanti teatri lirici e di prosa italiani divenendo fotografo ufficiale del prestigioso Teatro del Maggio Musicale di Firenze. Amante dell'"espressione emotiva in tutte le... Continue Reading →

Where Fashion meets Opera: Perichette

Founded by designer Peri Conner, Perichette is a niche independent fashion label that offers one-of-a-kind luxury handbags and accessories to opera and theater-loving fashionistas. The brand debuted in Europe during Milan Fashion Week 2018 and will soon be debuting in the USA. The brand stands for the woman who knows what she wants and speaks of bold, feminine... Continue Reading →

Aida Garifullina and Ralph&Russo

After the presentation of her eagerly-awaited debut album on Decca Classics on January 26 at Wiener Staatsoper in Wien,  the Russian soprano Aida Garifullina is flown to London at Ralph&Russo Maison. What creations "The songbird from Kazan with the world at her feet" (The Times) will choose? Two very special dresses from Spring/Summer 2017 runway. The first is silver foil fringe... Continue Reading →

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