Joan Sutherland at her debut at the Old Met in Lucia | [photographer unknown] I saw her here at the Old Met, Lucia di Lamamore.

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Joan Sutherland at her debut at the Old Met in Lucia | [photographer unknown] I saw her here at the Old Met, Lucia di Lamamore.

Not all of it holds water anymore today, but still: A recommendation for every aspiring classical singer, especially since you can download the book for free: How To Sing: Lilli Lehmann's Illustrated Guide, 1902 | Brain Pickings

How To Sing: A 1902 Illustrated Guide from the Great German Opera Singer Lilli Lehmann

Not all of it holds water anymore today, but still: A recommendation for every aspiring classical singer, especially since you can download the book for free: How To Sing: Lilli Lehmann's Illustrated Guide, 1902 | Brain Pickings

La bohème, Puccini's fourth opera (original poster above) was based on the book by Henri Murger, La Vie de Bohème. It premiered in Turin in 1896, and within a few years, had been performed in many of the leading opera houses of Europe, and in America.  Bohème remains one of the most frequently performed operas ever written.

Puccini, La Boheme

La bohème, Puccini's fourth opera (original poster above) was based on the book by Henri Murger, La Vie de Bohème. It premiered in Turin in 1896, and within a few years, had been performed in many of the leading opera houses of Europe, and in America. Bohème remains one of the most frequently performed operas ever written.

Maria Callas. Every publicity picture of her dares you to doubt her. I'm difficult because I expect the best.

Maria Callas. Every publicity picture of her dares you to doubt her. I'm difficult because I expect the best.

Vintage Italian Posters ~ #Italian #vintage #posters ~ Echo Chernik opera poster

Vintage Italian Posters ~ #Italian #vintage #posters ~ Echo Chernik opera poster

advertising stradegy - this advertising campaign comes across as a poster for madam butterfly, although it could be used for a flyer & book cover , visual communication - inspirational, as the giesha back is turned to us it makes us think that she is depressed, hurt and scared, And Motivational as this makes us want to watch the opera to find out exactly what emotion she is displaying. Typography as the type uses serifs it has an older affect and relates to when Madame Butterfly was created

advertising stradegy - this advertising campaign comes across as a poster for madam butterfly, although it could be used for a flyer & book cover , visual communication - inspirational, as the giesha back is turned to us it makes us think that she is depressed, hurt and scared, And Motivational as this makes us want to watch the opera to find out exactly what emotion she is displaying. Typography as the type uses serifs it has an older affect and relates to when Madame Butterfly was created

Opera Carmen Poster. 2012. Ok not a musical, an Opera, but still amazing :).

Opera Carmen Poster. 2012. Ok not a musical, an Opera, but still amazing :).

Cool Art: 'L'Opera della Diva' by Alyssa May

The Fifth Element (1997)

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