The masters of costume design. Alessandro Lai.

With this interview, I start a series of portraits of directors, costume designers and set designers who contribute to the success of the most acclaimed productions in opera houses all over the world. In collaboration with “PressRoom”, we interviewed the costume designer Alessandro Lai.   After his classical study, Alessandro Lai worked as assistant in…

Eleonora Buratto: the Italian charm in Chicago

The successful concert version of Verdi’s Falstaff, directed by Maestro Riccardo Muti, was the closing event of the homage to William Shakespeare. The audience applauded the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the cast, including opera stars like Ambrogio Maestri, Luca Salsi, Saimir Pirgu and Daniela Barcellona, Rosa Feola, Laura Polverelli, Eleonora Buratto in the roles of…

Eleonora Buratto: photoshoot in New York

International commitments for Eleonora Buratto! After her success as Norina in Don Pasquale at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, the Italian soprano will be Alice Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff  with Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the legendary maestro Riccardo Muti. In New York, Eleonora did a photoshoot with Dario Acosta, the photographer…

Anna Netrebko: magic night in Milan and Forli, Italy

Giovanna d’Arco by Giuseppe Verdi was back at Teatro alla Scala in Milan for the first time in 150 years, in a new production to open the season. This first night, “La prima”, is always held on 7 December, feast day of Saint Ambrose, patron saint of the city. For the first time, Riccardo Chailly,…