An unusual interview with Elena Mosuc

Elena Mosuc is considered by international critics among the most expressive and versatile sopranos of Belcanto. She will be Mimì in “La Boheme” at Puccini Festival 2018 in the new production directed by Alfonso Signorini and the conduction of Alberto Veronesi. The Primadonna granted an interview to Operafashion with a lot of music, memories and fashion! What…

The masters of costume design. Marie-Jeanne Lecca.

On the occasion of very applauded Riccardo Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini which will be on stage at Teatro alla Scala until May 13, Operafashion met the highly respected costume designer Marie-Jeanne Lecca.   Marie-Jeanne Lecca lives in London and works extensively in Opera. Marie-Jeanne received the Martinu Medal for “Julietta” and “The Greek Passion” and was nominated by…

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…

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov enchant Teatro alla Scala

Giordano’s masterpiece, Andrea Chénier – which made its début at La Scala in 1896 – has not graced the theatre’s stage since 1985 but this year, on December 7th, the Musical Director Riccardo Chailly will once again take the lead, continuing his historic revival of the vast Italian repertoire. In the lead role, Yusif Eyvazov debuts alongside…

A magic night for Maria Josè Siri

Thirteen minutes of applause for Puccini’s Madama Butterfly under the direction of maestro Riccardo Chailly and directed by Alvis Hermanis have opened the season of Teatro alla Scala in Milan. This first night, “La prima”, is always held on 7 December, feast day of Saint Ambrose, patron saint of the city. For this Butterfly, maestro…