Olivia Giovetti surveys memoirs about the opera diva Maria Callas, on the centenary of her birth.
Olivia Giovetti has written for The Washington Post, London Review of Books, Literary Hub, Electric Literature, The Millions, and VAN magazine (where she is also an editor). She’s currently working on a memoir.
What Custom Had Strictly Divided: On Kira Thurman’s “Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians in the Land of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms”
A richly detailed history of the African American legacy in European orchestral music.
Olivia Giovetti explores the operatic roots and resonances in the film “Promising Young Woman.”