The masters of costume design. Carla Teti.

Carla Teti  works regularly as a costume designer in both opera and prose theater.  For the opera she has created costumes for important Italian and international theaters under the direction of Daniele Abbado, Damiano Michieletto and Andrei Konchalowsky. In 2011 she won the Premio Abbiati and Opera Awards for her designs; in 2017 she won…

Ermonela Jaho shines not only on the stage

In early March, the Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho returned to Royal Opera House in London for a revival of Puccini’s Suor Angelica. As in 2011, her success was glorious: she was entirely heartbreaking as Suor Angelica; “her soft singing in Senza mamma could have been straight from a lullaby to a sleeping child, and it made…

Ermonela Jaho for ROH Foundation

The evening of February 9, the British magazine Decanter – one of the most prestigious wine magazines in the world – organized an auction with dinner at the Royal Opera House in London to raise funds in favor of the ROH Covent Garden Foundation, which strives to engage young people in the creative arts. During the evening,…

Giannattasio, Teti and Bulgari at Royal Opera House

Italian triumph at the London Royal Opera House: the recent production of the operas Cavalleria rusticana/I pagliacci is directed by Damiano Michieletto and conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano; the costumes are curated by Carla Teti and the set design by Paolo Fantin. I pagliacci takes place in the parish hall of a village in the South of Italy:…

Divas at Royal Opera House: Carmen Giannattasio

Summer full of important productions at the Royal Opera House. In July, the London stage is hosting three stellar casts – G. Puccini’s “Boheme” featuring Angela Gheorghiu and Ermonela Jaho, and G. Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” with Joyce DiDonato and Carmen Giannattasio, who will play Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I, respectively. During the days before…

Divas at the Royal Opera House: Angela Gheorghiu

Among the stars that will perform Puccini’s La Boheme at the ROH there’s Angela Gheorghiu, too. She didn’t miss the chance to share this new adventure in London with her many fans by posting pictures taken in the famous theatre. But what did the diva wear? It left us a bit speechless… The problem is…