In memoriam 2021: From Carla Fracci to Christa Ludwig, from Stephen Sondheim to Raffaella Carrà - a personal list of some of the artists the world lost in 2021. NameDatesAgeDescriptionLiam … [Read more...] about In Memoriam 2021: Singers, Dancers, Actors, Writers, Directors
The concert programme includes some of the greatest living conductors. Riccardo Chailly will be on the podium for two evenings of the Symphony Season, Verdi’s Requiem in October, and the concert to … [Read more...] about La Scala Recital and Concert Season 2016-2017 – full dates and interpreters
You shouldn't reveal a lady’s age, they say, but how can I not say that Edita Gruberova is 68 years-old when she took on the final scenes from three of Donizetti’s most demanding operas in one … [Read more...] about Overwhelming applause for Gruberova and her queens at La Scala
4 December (Preview for young people), 7, 10, 13, 16, 20, 23 December 2014 Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio Conductor: Daniel Barenboim Director: Deborah Warner Sets and costumes: Chloe … [Read more...] about La Scala complete Opera casts and dates: 2014 – 2015
Somebody might have counted how many times Juan Diego Flórez hit those top notes at last night's recital at La Scala, whatever, it was a hell of a lot. Although sometimes it felt like being repeatedly … [Read more...] about Juan Diego Flórez: the world’s most generous tenor?
Q&A When did you start singing? I can't ever remember I time when I didn't sing. Why did you start singing? I can't remember the first “why” but there exists now a definite need to do it. Which … [Read more...] about Joyce DiDonato answers the Gramilano Questionnaire… Singers’ Edition