This specific edition profiles ten leading figures in the world of fashion, together with their dazzling costume designs which they created for operas staged at the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Furthermore, interviews, conducted by the author, with the designers are included, which illuminate the journey that led each of them to the opera as well as the challenges they faced.

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    Fashion and opera are natural arenas for collaboration. The most theatrical of arts has inspired the most visionary fashion designers. Top designers such as Viktor & Rolf, Miuccia Prada, Emanuel Ungaro and Christian Lacroix have made successful sorties as costumiers for operas all over the world.

    This sumptuous book profiles leading figures in the world of fashion, together with their dazzling costume designs for Don Giovanni, Carmen, Aida, Così fan tutte, The Magic Flute and many other operas staged at such opera houses as the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, the Arènes de Nîmes and more. It also includes interviews with the designers which illuminate the journey that led each to the opera and the challenges of working in a new medium.

    Helena Matheopoulos, is a former Fashion Editor of The Tatler, The Daily Express and International Editor-at-Large of Vogue, as well as a regular contributor to The Times, Gramophone and Opera Now. She is also the author of several internationally acclaimed books on prominent conductors and opera singers, including Maestro: Encounters with Conductors of Today, Bravo: Today’s Tenors, Baritones and Basses Discuss their Roles, Diva: Today’s Sopranos and Mezzos Discuss Their Art, Diva: The New Generation and Placido Domingo: My Roles on Stage, which have been translated into many languages.

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    Weight 1411 g
    Dimensions 24 x 30 cm
    Avaliable in

    Greek

    Pages 192
    Images 202
HELENA MATHEOPOULOS

Fashion Designers
at the Opera

63,60 50,88

This specific edition profiles ten leading figures in the world of fashion, together with their dazzling costume designs which they created for operas staged at the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Furthermore, interviews, conducted by the author, with the designers are included, which illuminate the journey that led each of them to the opera as well as the challenges they faced.

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