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Maria by Callas

Documentary film that for the first time tells the life story of legendary Greek/American opera singer Maria Callas, completely in her own words.

Documentary film that for the first time tells the life story of legendary Greek/American opera singer Maria Callas, completely in her own words. Tom Volf’s account, which took four years of painstaking research to assemble, includes performances, TV interviews, home movies, family photographs, private letters and unpublished memoires – nearly all of which have never been seen before.

Maria by Callas reveals the essence of an extraordinary woman who rose from humble beginnings in New York City to become a glamorous international superstar and one of the greatest artists of all time.

1 hour, 53 minutes

Last on

Christmas Day 2020 21:10

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:18

    Rebecca Newman

    Norma: Casta Diva

  • 00:25

    James Levine, London Symphony Orchestra

    La Forza Del Destino: Act I: Overture

  • 00:37

    The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy

    Dance of The Hours From Act III of "La Gioconda"

  • 00:39

    Maria Callas, Orchestra Sinfonica Di Torino Della Rai: Antonino Votto

    Vieni! T'affretta

  • 00:50

    Don Byas

    Stormy Weather

  • 01:53

    Giacomo Puccini

    Gianni Schiacchi:O Mio Babbino Caro

Credit

Role Contributor
Director Tom Volf

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