Apr 17, 2019 | News | No Comments
This spring, Joyce DiDonato returns to Strasbourg for two concert performances of Berlioz’s La damnation de Faust, under the baton of John Nelson. In April 2017, Joyce sang two concert performances of Berlioz’s Les Troyens in Strasbourg, led by Mr. Nelson who is a renowned master of Berlioz’s music, with the Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg and a spectacular cast. The performances were recorded live and released by Erato, garnering critical acclaim and awards like Gramophone’s 2018 Recording of the Year. Purchase links and more information available via Joyce’s Recordings.
On April 25 & 26, Ms. DiDonato will sing Marguerite and she shares the stage with a cast including Michael Spyres as Faust, Nicolas Courjal as Méphistophélès, and Alexandre Duhamel as Brander. John Nelson conducts the Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg, Maîtrise de l’Opéra national du Rhin, Les Petits Chanteurs de Strasbourg, and the Gulbenkian Choir. Joyce can also be heard singing the aria “D’amour l’ardente flame” from the opera on her album ReJOYCE!
Apr 10, 2019 | News | No Comments
In between her performances as Sesto in Clemenza di Tito at the Metropolitan Opera, Joyce DiDonato returns to Carnegie Hall for her exceptional masterclass series in which she shares her performing experience and extensive knowledge of the opera repertoire with four talented young artists. Over the course of three days, Ms. DiDonato will work with the singers on selected opera arias that will be webcast live from Carnegie Hall’s Resnick Education Wing on medici.tv. Completing the program are additional sessions on breathing, movement, and career development. More
Mar 20, 2019 | News | No Comments
On March 30 & April 3, 6, 11, 16 & 20, Joyce DiDonato stars as Sesto in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito at the Metropolitan Opera. A signature role for Ms. DiDonato, this will be her first time singing the role at the Met. Joyce will share the stage with star studded roster of artists including Matthew Polenzani as Tito, Elza van den Heever as Vitellia, Ying Fang as Servilia, Emily D’Angelo as Annio, and Christian Van Horn as Publio. Lothar Koenigs conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. More