Maria Callas is the ultimate and original diva. She is widely regarded as the greatest opera singer and performer of all time whose life, voice and performances have intrigued, thrilled and inspired all who have come after her. Widely regarded for her intense characterizations and unique interpretations, Callas has transcended opera to become a cultural icon whose influence touches all corners of the art world. While next year marks the 35th anniversary of her death, Maria Callas remains immortal and forever in our lives.
The Callas Effect deluxe edition contains a fascinating newly-commissioned documentary on Callas, exploring her life and legacy – particularly the myths and misconceptions – through illuminating interviews with close friends, contemporaries like Mirella Freni and current stars of the stage such as Joyce DiDonato, along with rare news features, interview footage and performance clips. The DVD comes bundled in a luxury hardcover package with a 60 page booklet, photos, a 2-CD collection of her best-loved aria recordings, and full access to an exciting new official Maria Callas website loaded with bonus content.