Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Portrait of an Artist

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Ndiphilela Ukucula: I Live to Sing – Film documents the lives of three South African opera singers

I Live to Sing - Excerpts from BetterThanFiction Productions on Vimeo. There is no clear-cut path to becoming a successful artist. Success is subjective, often defined by the artist, and the struggles and sacrifices one has...

A deserving recognition for Adrianne Pieczonka

Soprano Adrianne Pieczonka has been honoured with the Paul de Hueck and Norman Walford Career Achievement Award, a $20,000 prize granted by the Ontario Arts Foundation biannually in areas of keyboard artistry, art photography and singing....

Bass-Baritone Luca Pisaroni on the culture of opera in Italy

There is no denying that politics and the economy have caused major problems for the arts in Europe, but to hear an honest account of the cultural climate in Italy from an internationally acclaimed opera...

Patrice Chéreau, Obituary

Patrice Chéreau, groundbreaking opera and film director, died of cancer on October 7, 2013. He was 68 years old. Chéreau is the French theatre director best known for his controversial staging of Wagner’s Ring Cycle at...

The Space Reveals All: profile on artist Bruno Billio

Hello lovelies, thanks for stopping by today. I've been expanding my horizons and have published an article in Panoram Italia Magazine. It's a profile on Bruno Billio, a sculptor and designer who is the current...

Meryl Streep on vocal stamina, studying opera and "just the breath"

Tue, 07 Feb 2012 17:20:52 -0800  Interview courtesy of NPRMeryl Streep: The Fresh Air InterviewMeryl Streep is known for completely enveloping herself in her characters, capturing...