Maria Callas

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Gandhi in heels? Maria Callas statue hits the wrong note
Critics compare figure of famous soprano erected in Greek capital to an Oscar statuette

Helena Smith in Athens

17, Oct, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Drugged, sexually abused, swindled… Maria Callas’s tormented life revealed
Unpublished letters detail famed soprano’s painful relationships with husband, mother and Aristotle Onassis

Dalya Alberge

11, Apr, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Robert Ponsonby and Maria Callas in Edinburgh | Letter
Letter: Arthur Summerfield hoped to catch Maria Callas at the Edinburgh festival in 1957, but she was catching a plane home

Letters

28, Feb, 2020 @5:45 PM

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'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms
Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest identity crisis in music today

Owen Myers

01, Jun, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms
As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thing

Vanessa Thorpe

25, May, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Why La Fura’s Norma is playing with fire at Covent Garden
With its chilling nods to druidic practices, Islamic State and hardline Catholicism, La Fura dels Baus’s new production of Bellini’s Norma packs a political punch – but how will it fare with the purists?

Andrew Dickson

02, Sep, 2016 @2:00 PM

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Noomi Rapace to play Maria Callas in tale of Aristotle Onassis affair
Biopic will be written and directed by Niki Caro, the New Zealand-born film-maker known for Whale Rider and North Country

Ben Child

13, May, 2015 @10:55 AM

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Greece honours Maria Callas with arts academy in former Athens home
American-born soprano’s links to Greece celebrated as fans try to reclaim ‘La Divina’ as a national icon 37 years after her death

Helena Smith in Athens

16, Oct, 2014 @6:33 PM

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Meryl Streep to play rocker in Diablo Cody film and Maria Callas for HBO

Three-time Oscar winner to star alongside real-life daughter Mamie Gummer in Ricki and the Flash, as well as opera icon Maria Callas for HBO

Ben Child

19, Jun, 2014 @7:51 AM

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Happy 90th birthday, Maria Callas | Alex Andreou

Alex Andreou: More than 36 years after the opera singer's death, Callas's voice still has a spellbinding power that few can match

Alex Andreou

04, Dec, 2013 @11:23 AM

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Maria Callas: Google gives singer a solo

The 90th anniversary of the legendary soprano's birth is marked in the latest Google doodle

Guardian staff

02, Dec, 2013 @8:13 AM

Watch Angela Gheorghiu 'duet' with Maria Callas

The great diva of the last century joins the great diva of this century to record Bizet's Habanera

Imogen Tilden

02, Nov, 2011 @11:53 AM

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