The Festival de Ópera do Paraná in Brazil has become a headline cultural event, breaking down barriers and attracting wider and younger audiences.
Mahima Macchione is a writer and researcher based in London, UK. She has written for Naxos, Opera Today and Opera Wire, and is a doctoral student at King’s College London working on the history of opera in Imperial Brazil.
Articles by Mahima Macchione
Best known today for La Serva Padrona and his Stabat Mater, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s career is a prime example of how 18th-century music was closely associated with nobility and power.