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Marilyn, Marie and me: meet Laura Aikin

My interview with the exciting American soprano Laura Aikin (left) is the cover feature for this month's OPERA NEWS magazine in New York.What's it like to create a new operatic portrait of Marilyn Monroe? How do you tackle a challenge as hefty as Marie in Bernd Alois Zimmermann's Die Soldaten? And just how much of a kick do you get out of being Berg's Lulu? Read all about it here.
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The Countess of Glyndebourne ‘invites HELLO! into her amazing home’

Music / Classical : Slipped Disc (3 hours ago)

Danielle De Niese has let Hello! magazine into her living quarters, to the accompaniment of pre-recorded tracks. The soprano is married to Gus Christie, chairman of Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Read Post

Marilyn Monroe wins new praise — for selling fishing tackle

Entertainment : Fan Fare (6 years ago)

Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe has been praised for many things over the years but here’s a first — the impact she had on the fishing tackle industry. Finland’s Rapala Group, which makes and sells fishing tackle, has inducted Monro... Read Post

Lindsay Lohan speaks! Doesn’t say much…

Entertainment : Fan Fare (6 years ago)

It’s been months since Lindsay Lohan left a Utah rehab clinic, and since then she has been seen out in public and even posed nude for pictures as Marilyn Monroe for New York magazine. Yet, she has not said much of anything abo... Read Post

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