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Maria Callas: The Sacred Flame

Friday, 13 October 2017

Helena matheopoulos
Helena Matheopoulos

Music

Helena Matheopoulos

£6 - £12


4:00pm

Event duration: 1 hour

Location: Blenheim Palace: The Indian Room

Writer and journalist Helena Matheopoulos looks at the life and career of the legendary Greek-American soprano Maria Callas and explains why she remains one of classical music’s best-selling artists and a defining figure 40 years after her death. The talk will be illustrated with music and film on CD and DVD.

Callas was a Greek-American soprano known as La Divina and one of the most well-known and highly regarded of the 20th century. Her temperamental nature was often recorded by the press. She remains one of the best-selling opera vocalists today.

Matheopoulos is a former fashion editor of Tatler magazine and a contributor to The Times, Gramophone and Opera Now. She has published widely on opera including Placido Domingo; Diva: The New Generation; and Fashion Designers at the Opera.

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