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Maria Callas as Turandot
Buenos Aires, El Teatro Colón 1949

Maria Callas as Turandot

Buenos Aires, El Teatro Colón 1949

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Donizetti - “The Elixir of Love” - Ailyn Pérez and Stephen Costello

 

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Max Emanuel Cencic as Mandane Costume fitting for Artaserse at Königliche Oper Versailles

Max Emanuel Cencic as Mandane 

Costume fitting for Artaserse at Königliche Oper Versailles

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Diana Damrau in La Sonnambula

Photo: Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera

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Costume designed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle for Margaret Price in the 1974 production of Mozart’s ‘Cosi fan tutte’. From the Centre National du Costume de Scene via Fripperies and Fobs.

Costume designed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle for Margaret Price in the 1974 production of Mozart’s ‘Cosi fan tutte’. From the Centre National du Costume de Scene via Fripperies and Fobs.

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Angela Gheorghiu (Adriana Lecouvreur), Massimo Giordano (Maurizio, Conte di Sassonia)
© Michael Poehn / Wiener Staatsoper

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Maria Callas in Medea (Pier Paolo Passolini - 1969)

(Source: mabellonghetti)

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Mariusz Kwiecien as Don Giovanni. London ROH 2014. 

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Young Maria Callas

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Roberto Alagna as Werther, Opera Bastille, January 2014

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Elizaveta Petrenko, Russian Opera Singer, as Aida (Vintage Photo, PC | eBay)

Elizaveta Petrenko, Russian Opera Singer, as Aida (Vintage Photo, PC | eBay)

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Mattiwilda Dobbs (b. 1925) is an American opera singer, one of the first African Americans to achieve international acclaim in the art form. After winning an international competition in Geneva, Switzerland, the Spelman graduate launched a career that took her across Europe. In 1953, she became the first African American women to sing at the famed La Scala opera house in Milan, Italy.

Mattiwilda Dobbs (b. 1925) is an American opera singer, one of the first African Americans to achieve international acclaim in the art form. After winning an international competition in Geneva, Switzerland, the Spelman graduate launched a career that took her across Europe. In 1953, she became the first African American women to sing at the famed La Scala opera house in Milan, Italy.

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Anna Netrebko & Placido Domingo - Il Trovatore, Berlin 2013

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'La Forza del Destino' with Anja Harteros & Jonas Kaufmann at Bayerische Staatsoper, December 2013

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