Tosca at the Salzburg Festival 2021: a glittering premiere

One of the premieres that will Salzburg the glamorous city that it is will be Tosca in 2021. Newly staged by director Michael Sturminger. The plot of Giacomo Puccini's opera is more topical than ever in the new millennium, as costume designer Renate Martin explains. Her creations subtly tell the story. L'Officiel Austria asked the fashion artist for... Continue Reading →

Riccardo Tisci creates costumes for Marina Abramović’s “7 Deaths of Maria Callas”

Burberry’s Chief Creative Officer Riccardo Tisci created the costumes for Marina Abramović’s latest project 7 Deaths of Maria Callas. Every piece has been designed exclusively for each chapter of the opera, performed at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. Marina Abramović developed the opera with the composer Marko Nikodijević - using famous Callas scenes from Carmen,... Continue Reading →

“Beauty is what gives us emotions”: word of Mara Casasola

Her career as make up artist starts in 2003 when she obtains the make up artist certificate at BCM Milan Academy.From then on, Mara Casasola collaborates with the most important and prestigious cosmetic companies becoming trainer and International Make Up Artist. The Milanese fashion sector allows her to enter in the world of fashion as... Continue Reading →

Opera stars, perfumes and suggestions: Virginia Tola

  What's your favourite perfume? "My favourite perfume is the one which totally mirrors my personality: Chanel Mademoiselle." Do you always buy the same perfume or do you like changing and trying something different? "If I’m not mistaken, I’ve been wearing Chanel since 2001. I’ve tried and bought other perfumes, but I must admit Mademoiselle... Continue Reading →

Folk Angela!

A huge crowd attended the screening of G. Puccini's Tosca (a Royal Opera House production, made in 2011) in the Rasthaus of Vienna on September 1st. The star of the evening was the protagonist of the opera, Angela Gheorghiu, who was welcomed by Dominique Meyer, director of the Wiener Staatsoper. Angela wore a traditional Austrian... Continue Reading →

Semplicemente Diva! – Simply Diva!

Angela Gheorghiu, nazionalità rumena, superdiva planetaria della lirica, sa rendere ogni sua intervista o apparizione pubblica un appuntamento glamour e degno di essere ricordato: "Basta la mia presenza per diffondere emozione. Ho questa voce che regala struggimento". Protagonista assoluta di un'applauditissima produzione di Tosca di G. Puccini alla Royal Opera House di Londra nel 2011,... Continue Reading →

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