Feb 15, 2018 | Features | Interviews | News | Press | No Comments
Considering that Joyce DiDonato is one of the world’s most glamorous opera stars, I initially feel short‑changed by the petite figure who sits opposite me in an overly bright meeting room in the bowels of the Royal Opera House. It’s a crisp, cold day and she is hugging herself tightly in a white woollen polo neck, sharp-featured but unassuming. And then she opens her mouth, not to sing, alas, but to hold forth about the state of the world, her famous Kansas drawl only slightly softened by years of travelling.
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Feb 5, 2018 | News | Opera Reviews | Press | No Comments
“Joyce DiDonato is superb as Sister Helen Prejean … Even listening to DiDonato’s 2012 recording with Houston Grand Opera, it is the human drama that hooks us in. (Her latest album, Great Scott, also by Heggie and McNally, indicates her loyalty to their work.) Heggie writes generously, if traditionally, for the voice. Pouring her heart out at top volume, DiDonato sounded as if she could have gone on effortlessly for a good few hours more.”
Fiona Maddocks – The Guardian
Feb 1, 2018 | Features | News | Press | No Comments
In the February 2018 edition of Opera Now, Joyce DiDonato discusses her starring role in Jake Heggie’s Great Scott, a new opera full of vocal pyrotechnics and chiaroscuro shifts in emotion that explore every aspect of her artistry. Download your copy at the following link!