Introduction from Ray Dooley, director of Master Class
Although Maria Callas passed away in 1977, Opera Today suggested in 2006 that, “Nearly thirty years after her death, she’s still the definition of the diva as artist.”
So what made “La Divina” so special? Many cite her awe-inspiring vocal range, her skill in dramatic interpretation of a role, and her unmistakable presence on and off the stage.
Below, we offer a few things you may not know about the life of this incredible woman. Click through to test your knowledge, and maybe learn a little something before you see the show!
A note from Ray Dooley: “I’m grateful to many sources, including my friend and colleague Adam Versenyi, for research for the play.”
We would like to thank Mr. Dooley for his time and insight in contributing to this month’s blog!