Sep 2, 2013 | News | 4 Comments
An album produced by and dedicated to Joyce’s fans from around the world.
This 2CD collection marks mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato’s first 10 years with Erato/Warner Classics. As she announced online to her fans: “Ten years of recording hasn’t just been about me, it’s been about me and you, the listeners.” She then invited the public to suggest names for her album, to select its content and provide quotes and photos, including the cover photo, by fan Xenia Varelas. The result is ReJOYCE!, 31 tracks ranging from Baroque opera and bel canto to Strauss, Jake Heggie, Rodgers & Hammerstein and ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’. More
May 20, 2013 | News | 12 Comments
“CAN [Rossini] EVER HAVE HEARD – OR IMAGINED – HIS MUSIC BETTER SUNG THAN IT WAS HERE?
The sun shines out of Joyce DiDonato’s voice, and her ravishingly beautiful Elena caps the show with a sublime account of the lilting “Tanti affetti”. [...] The result was a stupendous display of belissimo canto.” ~ The Telegraph
May 15, 2013 | News | 24 Comments
JOYCE DIDONATO LAUNCHES #JoyceAndMe CAMPAIGN TO CROWDSOURCE ELEMENTS OF HER ‘BEST OF’ ALBUM
The album, released September 2, will celebrate 10 years of acclaimed recordings with Virgin and EMI Classics
Apr 22, 2013 | News | 3 Comments
Joyce featured in exclusive FLATT Magazine, considered the Bible for the Arts. Interview by Christina Lessa; Photography by Bill Phelps.
Apr 19, 2013 | News | 3 Comments
On Saturday, September 7th, Joyce DiDonato will join violinist Nigel Kennedy and American conductor Maris Alsop leading the BBC Orchestra and Chorus for the Last Night of the Proms in London ~ a highlight of the International Music Calendar, and one of the grandest celebrations of classical music in the world. Watched by nearly 2 million viewers around the globe, it is an event not to be missed. Joyce will sing arias of Handel, Rossini and Massenet, as well as the standards, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, “Danny Boy”, and following tradition, she will lead the thousands of Prommers in “Rule, Britannia!” More information can be found here.
Feb 21, 2013 | News | 4 Comments
After a year with Valery Gergiev, “Classica” crowns the next “Artist of the Year” by naming Joyce DiDonato the royal successor. Thanks to the huge output of recorded material on both Audio Disc and DVD, her versatility shines through with exemplary performances from Handel to Rossini and Massenet: La Reine de l’annee. More
Feb 21, 2013 | News | 1 Comment
Promoting excellence in opera and providing funding through The Opera Foundation for the operatic community, the International Opera Awards recognises the achievements of all the performers, producers and teams that work in Opera.
The categories will be judged by an independent panel of industry experts, and presented at a glittering ceremony at the Hilton Park Lane on the 22 April 2013.
Joyce is nominated for both Solo CD (Operatic Recital) for Drama Queens and for the Female Singer of the Year. You can participate by casting your vote here.
Jan 18, 2013 | News | 10 Comments
Internationally acclaimed mezzo soprano, Joyce DiDonato, will be returning to The Juilliard School for a master class with students from the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts on Friday, January 25. We are pleased to announce that this class will be available to view via a live stream online. Visit Juilliard’s streaming website on January 25 at 4 PM to tune in for this online event. More
Jan 4, 2013 | News | 4 Comments
“HER ROYAL HIGH NOTES”
Joyce is featured in the newest issue of Vanity Fair, previewing the upcoming performances of Maria Stuarda at the Metropolitan Opera. Wearing a gown by Monique Lhullier and photographed by Art Streiber in the woods north of San Francisco, VF points to her “royal, commanding presence.”