Divara Productions & Mary Queen of Scots Society to Make UK Premiere of ‘Rival Queens’ Film

On December 8, 2021, Divara Productions will premiere its independent film “Rival Queens.” The film is presented in partnership with the Mary Queen of Scots Society, and will take place on the late queen’s birthday. This operatic documentary has been recognized by 14 international film festivals, and won six awards. Featuring music from Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda,” the film also draws {…}

Q & A : Director Antón Armendariz Diaz On His Adaptation of Poulenc’s ‘The Human Voice’

(Credit: Natalia Munro) New York opera audiences will have another opportunity to encounter one of Francis Poulenc’s works after “Dialogues des Carmélites” finished off the Met Opera season to the acclaim of audiences and critics alike. The U.S. debut of the Spanish production of “La voix humaine (“The Human Voice”),” directed by Antón Armendariz Diaz, and starring soprano Ashley Bell and {…}