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.
Jun 3, 2019 | News | No Comments
Joyce DiDonato joins the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the baton of music director, Antonio Pappano, for Rossini’s Giovanna D’Arco, with orchestration by Salvatore Sciarrino. The cantata Giovanna d’Arco from the original for piano and voice was transcribed for orchestra by Salvatore Sciarrino keeping intact all the Rossinian stylistic elements. Performances will take place on June 4, 5 & 6 at the Sala Santa Cecilia, and on June 7 at the Basilica of Saint-Denis. The program also includes Haydn’s festive Te Deum featuring the Accademia’s chorus, Brahms’ Serenade No. 1, and Rossini’s Overture to Le siège de Corinthe. More
May 11, 2019 | News | No Comments
This month, Joyce DiDonato stars in concert performances of Handel’s Agrippina with her longtime collaborators, Il Pomo d’Oro and conductor Maxim Emelyanychev. Based on the life of the mother of Roman emperor Nero, Ms. DiDonato sings the title role, sharing the stage with her esteemed colleagues including Luca Pisaroni as Claudio, Elsa Benoit as Poppea, Xavier Sabata as Ottone, Franco Fagioli as Nerone, Andrea Mastroni as Pallante, and Carlo Vistoli singing Narciso.
Concert dates include May 14 at the Philharmonie Luxembourg; May 16 at the Teatro Real de Madrid; May 18 at the Gran Teatre del Liceu; May 29 at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, and concluding on May 31 at the Barbican Centre. More