Mariella Devia

News
OperaVision 2018 Live Stream: Don’t Miss Mariella Devia’s Final ‘Norma’
Audiences can get a chance to see Mariella Devia as she says goodbye to the stage in a production of “Norma” at the Teatro la Fenice as the showcase will be carried by OperaVision. The production will also star Luca Tittoto as Oroveso, Carmela Remigio as Adalgisa, and Stefan Pop as Pollione. Devia has received strong reviews for her final staged opera, with OperaWire noting, “Although the voice showed a…
News
Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend – International (6/1-3): Ailyn Perez, Joyce El-Khoury & Mariella Devia Headline Weekend
The weekend is here and that means we have selections that we believe you can not miss. Here is a round up of five operas that include major superstars and rarely performed works. Rigoletto - Wiener Staatsoper, Austria  Juan Diego Flórez and Aida Garifullina sing Verdi's ever-popular opera with Paolo Rumetz singing the title role. Ryan Speedo Green and Elena Maximova round out the cast, which will be conducted by…
In Review Stage Reviews
Teatro La Fenice 2017-18 Review – Norma: Soprano Mariella Devia Reigns Supreme In Final Staged Production
The evening was all about Mariella Devia. At the age of 70, and following a hugely successful career, in which she has performed some of opera’s greatest soprano roles in the world’s most famous opera houses, she is taking her final curtain calls at the Teatro la Fenice in three performance as Bellini’s “Norma,” a wonderfully appropriate role for the High Priestess of bel canto to say goodbye to the…
News
Joyce DiDonato, Nadine Sierra & Mariella Devia Lead Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia’s 2018-19 Season
The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia has announced its 2018-19 season featuring an array of diverse repertoire. For this season announcement, we will only focus on the vocal performances. Orchestra Concerts  The season opens with Bernstein's "West Side Story" with Nadine Sierra and Alek Shrader in the lead roles with Antonio Pappano conducting. Jessica Vosk, Mark Stone, and Aigul Akhmetshina round out the cast. Performance Dates: Oct. 12-14, 2018 Adams' "The…
News
Top 5 Operas to See This Weekend (5/11-13): Barbara Hannigan, Elina Garanca & Mariella Devia Headline
It’s a weekend of firsts with two major stars making major role debuts, while two other major stars headline an important world premiere. But it is also a weekend of endings as one of the greatest opera legends says goodbye to staged opera. Here is a look at what will definitely an incredibly unforgettable weekend. L'Italiana in Algeri-Teatro Colón, Argentina After a successful Teatro Colon debut, Nancy Fabiola Herrera gives her…
Artist of the Week News
Artist Of Week: Legendary Soprano Mariella Devia Says Goodbye To Staged Opera
Mariella Devia is no mysterious name for opera lovers. She is a legend and diva who has for so long become synonymous with Bel Canto, dominating the works of Bellini, Donizetti, and Rossini. She has also performed some of Verdi's works, as well as those of Offenbach, Cherubini, Auber, and Mozart, among others. She has also made a huge international career singing at every major theater including the Metropolitan Opera,…
News
Mariella Devia To Say Goodbye To Opera Stage With Major Prize
Mariella Devia will be awarded the "Premio Una vita nella musica 2018" this coming May. The soprano will be presented with the accolade on May 14, 2018, at the Sale Apollinee of Teatro La Fenice where she will be performing "Norma." Devia has announced that after the "Norma" performances she will be retiring from the Opera stage and will dedicate her career to singing concerts and teaching. With the award, Devia…
High Notes
March Madness Part 3: Lucia di Lammermoor’s High F Or Lack Thereof
There is a perception that if you don't sing an E flat at the end of the mad scene in "Lucia di Lammermoor," you don't have the voice for Donizetti's virtuoso singing. But this is a false tradition that has been implanted in opera lover's minds for too long. I once witnessed an important diva who sang a performance of Lucia without a single E Flat. She had sung the C#…
News
Mariella Devia Says Goodbye To ‘Lucrezia Borgia’
Mariella Devia has said goodbye to her "Lucrezia Borgia." After decades of singing the difficult Bel Canto role for decades, the soprano sang her final "Lucrezia" in La Coruña on Sept. 23. The performance marked Devia's 35th anniversary since her debut in Galicia. It also marked the first time the opera was being performed at the Teatro Colon in La Coruna. In the concert performance, she was accompanied by Celso Albelo…
News
Nadine Sierra, Mariella Devia & Jessica Pratt Highlight Teatro La Fenice 2017-18 Season
The Teatro la Fenice has announced its 2017-18 season with numerous stars and a plethora of classic works. It all begins on Nov. 24, 2017 with Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera" starring  Francesco Meli, Kristin Lewis, and Vladimir Stoyanov. Verdi's "La Traviata" follows on Dec. 6, 2017 withMihaela Marcu and Claudia Pavone sharing the lead role.  Nadine Sierra will her role debut as Violetta in a later run of the production. On…