Shooting the stars of the San Francisco Opera

Photographer John F. Martin nailed down the best photo assignment of his career thanks to his work as an opera "supernumerary"--photographing the luminaries of the San Francisco Opera. The result is his book, "In Character: Opera Portraiture."

Danielle de Niese performs with Les Arts Florissants and the Paris Philharmonic

January 16, old instruments sublimated by the acoustics of a brand new room. To celebrate the opening of the Philharmonie de Paris and status associated training, Les Arts Florissants deploy all their Baroque expertise. Under the direction of William Christie, the orchestra and chorus of Les Arts Florissants are joined by two soloists groups. Together they interpret the works belonging to the golden age of French Baroque.

Danielle's Christmas Eve Global Broadcast NYC Performance!

Danielle de Niese performs in the Global Broadcast of the Christmas Eve Midnight Mass from St Patricks Cathedral in NYC. Join Danielle de Niese as she performs O Holy Night with the St Patrick’s Cathedral Choir to celebrate of the birth of Christ at the Christmas Eve Midnight Mass led by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan in New York City on December 24th, 2014. The ceremony will be broadcast LIVE Nationally and Worldwide from at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Check your local listings for more information.

Classical Review - Met’s delightful “Figaro”

Second cast by no means second best in Met’s delightful “Figaro”. In recent seasons, the Metropolitan Opera hasn’t always managed to put together inspired second casts for its major new productions. There’s often a feeling that the staging is simply propped up for a second run, with holes plugged by whoever is available.

Metropolitan Opera Review 2014-15- Le Nozze di Figaro - Danielle De Niese

Metropolitan Opera Review 2014-15- Le Nozze di Figaro - Erwin Schrott, Mariusz Kwiecien, Danielle De Niese, Rachel Willis-Sorensen Lead Rich & Emotionally Engaging 'Marriage' : Entertainment : Latin Post


A vivid encounter with soprano Danielle de Niese at Shriver Hall

The combination of glamor and charm that is so much a part of soprano Danielle de Niese makes for quite a beguiling force. It was on full display Sunday evening in a recital presented by the Shriver Hall Concert Series.

The Season at SFO

San Francisco Opera performs Bellini’s “Norma,” Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera,” Puccini’s “Tosca,” Handel’s “Partenope” and Rossini’s “La Cenerentola.”

De Niese Is Making a Difference Part 2

EM: Danielle, how do you balance all of your work with IRC and opera? DdN: In my life, I've always tried to get that balance right. Sometimes it's hard. When I got back from Tanzania

Hidden Code of Two Great Composers

And then there is Partenope, in this instance soprano Danielle de Niese as the hostess with the mostess...De Niese, a Coco Chanel of a Partenope, reigns over this show in high style and high spirits.

De Niese Is Making a Difference

Of Danielle de Niese, The New York Times said hers was "a voice seductive enough to woo gods as well as mortals." However, de Niese is also known for her work with the International Rescue Committee.

Seduction at the San Francisco Opera?

Director Christopher Alden set the opera in the sensuous Paris of the '20s, a perfect backdrop for the sensual voice and seductive visual provided by Danielle de Niese who is outstanding in the title role.

“Partenope” serves up fine vocalism

Not only does Danielle De Niese in the title role sing magnificently and vamp around seductively, she's at the mercy of shticks that are at odds with characteristics of a queen or great soprano.

‘Partenope’ at S.F. Opera

Not only does Danielle De Niese in the title role sing magnificently and vamp around seductively, she's at the mercy of shticks that are at odds with characteristics of a queen or great soprano.

A Siren to Fire Partenope at S.F Opera

De Niese gets to sing one knock-out aria after another. Her soprano is among the most beautiful of the generation, crystal clear, shimmering, continuously vibrant and exciting.

Review: Handel's 'Partenope'

Soprano Danielle de Niese, gives a magnetic performance in Partenope. We first see her appearing onstage in a slinky trouser suit - as she made an appealingly chic queen, and her singing was strong and vibrant.

SF Opera's "Partenope" Starring Danielle

"One of the most sought-after singers on the planet," soprano Danielle de Niese returns to San Francisco in the title role of Partenope following her impressive debut as Susannah in the 2010 production of Le Nozze di Figaro.

Danielle de Niese: An opera pop star

With her shimmery voice, a resume that includes a cameo in the “Hannibal” movie and a duet with LL Cool J at Carnegie Hall, soprano Danielle de Niese is blurring the lines between opera and pop star.

More effort needed to end child labour

FIRST Lady, Salma Kikwete and Danielle de Niese jointly launch the 'Red Card Campaign' in Dar es Salaam aimed at ending child labour.  Danielle visited schools funded by the Wekeza project.

Opera singer Danielle's fight to help refugees

Top Opera singer Danielle de Niese has been a big voice in opera since 2005; now the soprano singer is hoping she can make some noise about Tanzania's refugee crisis for International Rescue Committee. 

Danielle meets Prime Minister!

David Cameron's "Cool Britannia Party" at No.10 last night was a little thin on A-listers but top opera soprano, Danielle de Niese, was delighted to mingle with the PM. "Very Cool Britannia Party" she tweeted."