Even a dog can’t run away with the show when Roberto Alagna is on stage. As the sweetly silly farmhand in “L’Elisir d’Amore,” now at London’s Royal Opera House, the tenor hogs the limelight with his seductive voice and athletic belly flops.
Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) -- French-Sicilian tenor Roberto Alagna recalls his beginnings as a cabaret singer in Paris, his relationship with Luciano Pavarotti and the prospects for his career. He spoke Nov. 9 with Bloomberg's Farah Nayeri in London. (Source: Bloomberg)
The 247-acre (100-hectare) country estate where former Irish Premier Charles Haughey entertained Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi and opera singer Luciano Pavarotti is on sale for 7.5 million euros ($9.7 million).
Joan Sutherland , a large-boned, helmet-haired, high-singing Australian soprano with a perfect trill, died at age 83 in Switzerland, her refuge after decades of singing unhinged maidens, enraged priestesses, and happy-go- lucky waifs.
Amy Winehouse stares out from the wall of a London gallery. She’s pushing a vacuum cleaner, a cigarette dangling from her lips, a scarf in her unruly hair and a garbage bag in hand. The pose is unusual for a singer, apart maybe from Freddie Mercury in “I Want to Break Free.”