Maria Callas

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Angelina Jolie to play Maria Callas in Spencer director’s next biopic
The Oscar-winner will play the opera singer in a film that explores the ‘tumultuous, beautiful, and tragic’ story of her life

Benjamin Lee

21, Oct, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Maria Callas: Letters and Memoirs review – Monica Bellucci’s homage to a superstar
The Italian actor delivers an elegant but eccentric show that can’t quite decide who it’s for: opera aficionados or initiates

Arifa Akbar

25, Apr, 2022 @10:43 AM

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Tina Arena’s unforgettable gig: Maria Callas looked over me as I stepped on to the ancient Greek amphitheatre
The Melbourne-born singer walks in the footsteps of the ‘misunderstood’ soprano on a historic stage in Athens

Tina Arena as told to Janine Israel

07, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Monica Bellucci: ‘If your work is just about beauty, you won’t last five minutes’
She studied law, became a model, and then starred in everything from arthouse films to blockbusters. Now the multilingual Italian actor is overcoming a lifetime of stage fright to play opera diva Maria Callas

Laura Cappelle

02, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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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Unpublished letters detail famed soprano’s painful relationships with husband, mother and Aristotle Onassis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


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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