Homecoming: The Kansas City Symphony Presents Joyce DiDonato will air in Kansas City on Friday, July 20 at 9pm on KCPT Channel 19.

Kansas City’s extraordinary new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts provides the stunning backdrop for a performance/documentary profiling the Grammy Award-winning musicians of the Kansas City Symphony, their artistic director and conductor Michael Stern, and internationally celebrated and fellow Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato. Follow as Joyce finishes up a run at the Metropolitan Opera and returns home to help celebrate her town’s glorious new Symphony Hall.

Download it on iTunes

The entire performance featured in the PBS Special, Homecoming: The Kansas City Symphony Presents Joyce DiDonato, will be available for audio download on iTunes on Tuesday, July 17.  Repertoire includes Rossini’s Giovanna d’Arco, Jake Heggie’s Deepest Desire and Arlen’s Somewhere Over the Rainbow.

Buy it online

DVD’s of the entire documentary will be available to purchase online at kcsymphony.org on July 20, 2012. Special features include: Homecoming 101 – A behind the scenes peek at the making of Homecoming and Deepest Desire – Composer Jake Heggie talks about Joyce DiDonato’s performance of his operatic works.