Sunday, January 2, 2011

Maria Callas Biography: Return and Triumph

1964 - January
Franco Zeffirelli persuades Callas to return to opera at Covent Garden in a memorable new production of Tosca that is highly praised on all counts. 
With Zeffirelli after Tosca (London, 1964)
1964 - May
Callas appears in Paris in Norma, directed by Zeffirelli, in a spectacular staging that is to be her last new production; despite some vocal problems, the performances are successful overall.
Triumph back in Pa
1965 - February
She sings in nine performances of Tosca in Paris.

1965 - March
She makes a triumphant return to the Metropolitan in New York in two performances of Tosca. 

Triumph back in Met