Joyce DiDonato returns to the Royal Opera House this season, in her highly anticipated stage debut as Charlotte in Massenet’s tragic Werther. Performances take place June 19, 24 & 27 and July 3, 6 & 13. The June 27 performance will also receive a live broadcast into cinemas worldwide; visit the following link for locations and showtime information. This Benoît Jacquot staging also features Vittorio Grigòlo in the title role and David Bizic as Albert, with Sir Antonio Pappano leading from the pit.
Enjoy a video preview of this not-to-be-missed production on YouTube, and an in-depth feature on the Royal Opera’s blog titled: Joyce DiDonato on Werther: ‘A role I always knew I had to sing.’
Ms. DiDonato is also participating in a sold-out event at Covent Garden on June 21, as part of the Insights series. She and acclaimed artist Janet Baker are featured in conversation for this evening, highlighting their reflections their respective operatic careers.