Olga Peretyatko at Echo Klassik 2016

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 9 October, the Echo Klassik 2016 was awarded at the Konzerthaus Berlin. Also this year, meets the…

Olga Peretyatko shines in Jewellery Theatre

Olga Peretyatko is promoting her new CD Rossini! in a series of recitals with Accademia Bizantina conducted by Ottavio Dantone in Baden-Baden, Wien and Paris. In these recitals, the Russian soprano will address the charming heroines, the seductive and capricious in Viaggio a Reims and Turco in Italia, but also the moving Amenaide of Tancredi, the legendary Queen of…

Jessica Pratt: a modern Semiramide

On October 18, Australian soprano Jessica Pratt made her debut in one of G. Rossini’s most challenging soprano parts: the Babylonian queen Semiramide.  The expected debut – in concert version – took place under the direction of Maestro Giuliano Carella at Opera de Marseille. For this special occasion, Jessica chose a dress-change between the first and second…

Le Sgallettate: Aleksandra Kurzak

Innanzitutto una definizione. Dicesi “Sgallettata” l’artista frivola, vivace, intraprendente, spesso dall’aspetto impertinente e di scarsa eleganza; in genere alla ribalta delle cronache discografiche e teatrali per l’impatto visivo (positivo o negativo a seconda dei gusti!) che la sua persona fornisce alle stesse. Dunque, Lady Maxwell non può esimersi dal definire “sgallettata” Aleksandra Kurzak, giovane soprano…