Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI was a Greek American soprano, and one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. Many critics praised her bel canto technique, wide-ranging voice and dramatic interpretations. Her repertoire ranged from classical opera seria to the bel canto operas of ...
Apr 27, 2017 ... Maria Callas was an internationally renowned opera singer known for her celestial vocal range. Learn more about her life and career at Biography.com.
Sep 17, 1977 ... There is no question that Miss Callas sparked new interest in the largely forgotten bel canto operas of the 19th century. These were the words of Bellini, Donizetti and Rossini, most of which had not been heard since the era when they were written. They were considered too difficult and too uninteresting ...
Maria Callas artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music.
Feb 21, 2017 ... Whenever a cape or winged-sleeve dress appears on a runway, you can bet the designer has been listening to a Callas aria in his spare time. Now — even as September will mark the 40th anniversary of her death — she's about to shape a new generation of style influencers. This month, a new exhibition, ...
Maria Callas was one of the outstanding soprano singers of the 20th century. Ninety years after her birth, this diva's extraordinary voice and acting – captured on albums, CDs and DVDs – continue to enchant people the world over.
May 17, 2017 ... I first heard Maria Callas as Rossini's Armida at the 1952 Maggio Musicale. And in Opera I wrote: 'This American-born Greek soprano deserves fully the considerable reputation that she has won, for she must be one of the most exciting singers on the stage today. Her presence is imperious, her coloratura ...
May 5, 1997 ... In the fifties, opera-lovers threw vegetables at Maria Callas . Now they only throw superlatives. Funny how people rewrite history, says playwright Terrence McNally.