Category Archives: Interview

Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview

An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talented professional viola player and a respected … Continue reading

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From the Grammys to opera training: a NY conversation with Maestro Gabriele Ciampi

AN INTERVIEW BY  TIZIANO THOMAS DOSSENA A golden period for the Roman composer Gabriele Ciampi, appreciated by the great men of the Earth: he played for the Obamas in the White House, at the invitation of the former First Lady, … Continue reading

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Conductor, TV Presenter, writer…: Exclusive Interview with Matthieu Mantanus

INTERVIEW BY SALVATORE MARGARONE (as translated by Tiziano Thomas Dossena) Tell us a little about yourself. When did your passion for music born? My passion for music was born when I was a little kid: I was fascinated by the … Continue reading

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THE WONDERFUL VOICE OF FEDERICO CARDELLA: Entertainment = HOPERA. An exclusive interview.

   Federico is a Boston born, Italian-American vocalist that sings adult contemporary pop, rock, gospel and classical music. One of ten children, he has  loved to sing ever since he  can remember. His goal as a singer is to help rejuvenate true love,faith and … Continue reading

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New San DiegoOpera General Director Cannot Curb His Enthusiasm. Interview to David Bennett.

Interview by Erica Miner David Bennett’s creative spirit and seemingly limitless energy have caught the attention of opera aficionados worldwide over the last several years. On March 12, 2015, San Diego Opera announced that Bennett, who as Executive Director of … Continue reading

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“Singing has filled my life”; Interview to Carlo Colombara in Catania

Interview by Natalia Di Bartolo I meet up with operatic bass Carlo Colombara on a warm December afternoon at the artists’ entrance of Teatro Massimo Bellini, Catania. They are rehearsing the last opera of the 2014 season, Attila by Giuseppe … Continue reading

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From the production of short theatrical plays to the design of sets, from painting to sculpture, and finally to the direction of operas… An exclusive interview with Director Eleonora Firenze.

Eleonora Firenze, undisputed talent and boundless energy, returned to prominence in recent days with the official presentation made at Palazzo Marino, Sala Franco Brigida, City of Milan, on November 24, 2014 of the show she directed, Stazioni di Transito, which … Continue reading

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