New York by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Gaetano Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda (Mary Stuart) had its world premiere at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, back in 1835, and it first premiered at the New York Met Opera House during New Year’s Eve of 2012. The tragic opera, in two acts, that combines the Italian composer’s music with  [ Read More ]


by Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi A majestic cast comes together for Franco Zeffirelli’s iconic production of Puccini’s La Bohème. Conductor Riccardo Frizza presides over a glorious vocal ensemble led by the mesmerising Angela Gheorghiu, who sings Mimì at the Met for the first time in six years, opposite golden-toned tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Rodolfo.  [ Read More ]