In honour of Carla Fracci, who died last year, Rome Opera Ballet has restaged her version of Giselle, which was mounted in 2004 during her time as director of the company (2000-2010). The production … [Read more...] about [Review] Carla Fracci’s Giselle in Rome – Natalia Osipova kneeling at the altar of emotional honesty
The opera theatre at the Sydney Opera House will be renamed in honour of the late Dame Joan Sutherland, fulfilling an election promise by the Premier, Barry O'Farrell, said The Sydney … [Read more...] about Sydney Opera House to be renamed La Stupenda in honour of Joan Sutherland
The Australian Ballet has launched its program to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2012. Revealing the season repertoire in Melbourne today, Artistic Director David McAllister announced new … [Read more...] about The Australian Ballet gets ready to celebrate 50 years of dance down-under
The Metropolitan Opera Guild pays tribute to Marilyn Horne, on Monday, October 31. Stars and fans of opera will come together in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria for the Guild's 77th Annual … [Read more...] about “Jackie – Celebrating Marilyn Horne” – Metropolitan Opera Luncheon 2011
This morning, on a cold, grey and miserable winter's day, the haunting sounds from the late opera great filled the famous church with a crowd of about 2,200 crammed in for the celebration of her … [Read more...] about Dame Joan Sutherland’s superlative voice has mesmerised a London audience one last time at a thanksgiving service in her honour at Westminster Abbey.