Jul 8, 2019 | News | No Comments
On July 11, Joyce DiDonato joins pianist Iain Burnside in recital at Grange Park Opera’s West Horsley Place in Surrey, England. The sold-out performance will feature repertoire by Haydn, Mozart, Bellini, Pablo Luna, Rossini, Berlioz, and Reynaldo Hahn. West Horsley Place, an enchanting 15th-century house in the Surrey hills, is home to Grange Park Opera’s elegant summer 2019 festival. To learn more, click here.
Jun 18, 2019 | News | No Comments
On June 20, Joyce DiDonato performs in recital with her longtime collaborator, pianist David Zobel, at the Festival d’Auvers-sur-Oise. Together they present a program featuring arias by Mozart, Handel, Rossini, and American songs. Marking the 39th edition, learn more about the Festival d’Auvers-sur-Oise here.
Previous acclaim of Ms. DiDonato and David Zobel in recital:
“Accompanied by the pianist David Zobel, Ms. DiDonato opened with three arias from operas by Vivaldi. The qualities that have made her a hot commodity in Handel were on full display: powerful low notes, penetrating highs and utter security in between, as well as dazzling technical command, stylish ornamentation and an eloquent grasp of character.” (New York Times) More
Jun 6, 2019 | News | No Comments
The Met’s 11th Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center features 11 thrilling performances from the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions—plus a special pre-festival screening of Stanley Donen’s enchanting Funny Face, featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin, a co-presentation with Film at Lincoln Center. The showings run from August 23 through September 2, with approximately 3,000 seats set up in front of the opera house each night, as well as additional standing room around Lincoln Center Plaza.
Massenet’s effervescent take on the classic Cinderella story stars Joyce DiDonato as the title character, in a delightfully zany production by Laurent Pelly. It will be shown on August 29.