Happy New Year 2018 with Eleonora Buratto!

At Operafashion we are very thankful for all the wonderful followers and opera divas who have showed us constant love and support all throught 2017. The wishes for a happy new year are courtesy of the Italian soprano (and Operafashion fan) Eleonora Buratto, who gifted us with an axclusive shot by Silvia Lelli. The silk…

Christmas 2017 of the opera divas

Who at home, who on holiday, who is busy at work: here’s how opera-divas spent Christmas. Olga Peretyatko has been involved in a series of concerts: at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlem and at Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna.   Between a performance and another of Andrea Chenier at Teatro alla Scala, Anna Netrebko…

Pretty Yende at Echo Klassik 2017

The Echo Klassik is the most important German music award in the classical field. The coveted trophy, which gives the Federation of the Phonographic Industry every year for new CDs, were awarded in 22 categories to 57 winners. On October 29th , the Echo Klassik 2017 was awarded at the Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall in Hamburg. Also this…

Operastars, perfumes and suggestions: Desiree Rancatore

What’s your favourite perfume? I’m not really faithful when it comes to perfumes! I use many of them, it depends on my mood. I love Hypnose by Lancome and Insolence by Guerlain, but I also like Ciel by Amouage. Another favourite is Roses Musk by Montale Paris. Do you always buy the same perfume or…

Anna Netrebko at Vienna Fashion Week

The Vienna fashion week opened its doors and Anna Netrebko could not miss the Anelia Peschev spring/summer 2018 fashion show at the MuseumsQuartier on September 13. Accompanied by her artistic agent Irina Gulyaeva and her friend Isaac Guesmann, divissima Anna wears a blue wool coat embroidered with silver and gold lurex wires from Anelia Peschev…

What have opera stars worn this summer?

Festivals, recitals, concerts then competitions and interviews but also holidays! What were the outfits of the Opera stars in these summer occasions? Here, a general survey…. Attractive and chic Elina Garanca during the concert in Lubijana on June 30. The mezzosoprano wore a sparkling purple one-shoulder gown from Atelier Rosemarie Umetsu. In Salzburg, before her recital on…

Wiener Opernball 2017

As it happens every year since 1877, the Wiener Staatsoper is turned into a huge ballroom to host the most important debutante ball of the Viennese carnival. The glamourous event took place on February 23th, attended by European high society, along with directors, actors, politicians and entrepreneurs. The young debutantes from all over the world…

A unique “Traviata”signed by Valentino Haute Couture in Valencia

Last night at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofìa in Valencia was staged the premiere of La Traviata, beloved opera by Giuseppe Verdi. A production of the Teatro dell’Opera in Roma and the Foundation of Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giammetti. A new chapter of the storied opera La Traviata with stage costumes designed by the Maison Valentino. Maria…

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…

Wiener Philharmonikerball 2017

The Wiener-Ball season experienced its first glamorous highlight on January 19 evening. The Viennese Philharmonic enchanted the guests of their house with the 76th Ball “Past. Presence. Future”, a typical mix of noble tradition and lively life-joy. More than 100 dance couples opened the evening with the waltz “Die Schönbrunner” by Joseph Lanner, as well as…

Opera stars, perfumes and suggestions: Anna Netrebko

For a long time I asked myself what were Anna Netrebko’s favourite perfumes. Finally the opera-superstar satisfied me with a photo on Instagram! Mirko Buffini is an Italian niche fragrance house founded by entrepreneur Mirko Buffini in Firenze on 2010. Klito’ was launched in 2014. It is a Oriental floral fragrance for women and men. Top notes…

Pretty Yende stars at The Late Show

In the evening of January 3, the South African soprano Pretty Yende took part in The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Cbs. The star-soprano treats the audience with “Una voce poco fa” from Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, her upcoming role at The Metropolitan Opera House. She was accompanied by Maestro Maurizio Benini and…