Category Archives: Interview

“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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Interview with Maestro Giuseppe Sabbatini

Interview by Natalia Di Bartolo for L’Idea Magazine, November 30, 2014 Maestro Giuseppe Sabbatini, a tenor of international fame, retired from his active career seven years ago, now dedicates himself to conducting: music is his blood flow, his cultural and … Continue reading

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The Heavenly Voice Of Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs

By Tiziano Thomas Dossena; as appeared on L’Idea Magazine N.6, 2014 Having a powerful voice with an extended range, a deep knowledge of the techniques involved and being able also to sing masterfully “Bel canto”, the soprano Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs is a true ”Italian Dramatic Soprano” and a … Continue reading

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“Le dernier jour d’un condamné”: Interview with Frédérico Alagna

Interview with Frédérico Alagna by Natalia DiBartolo. Translated from the original Italian text by Natalia DiBartolo. As appeared on L’Idea Magazine, March 19, 2014 (www.lideamagazine.com) Standing Ovation at the Opéra Grand Avignon on Sunday, March 9, 2014. An extraordinary success for … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH THE TENOR GASTON RIVERO.

INTERVIEW WITH THE TENOR GASTON RIVERO. Gaston Rivero is a spinto tenor from Uruguay who has thrilled the audiences for quite a few years, bringing his commanding physical persona and his potent lyrical voice to many stages all over the … Continue reading

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CAN LOVE FOR BOOKS AND OPERA KEEP YOU YOUNG?

Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena In 1912 Italians won the war against the Ottoman Empire, a forecast of the underlying colonialism that brought the Great War, the Titanic revealed itself not to be unsinkable and vitamins were first identified. It … Continue reading

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