Concert Reviews

Best of 2016: Classical music enjoyed epic year

The Mercury News
by Georgia Rowe
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Joyce DiDonato, Dec. 2, Stanford University’s Bing Concert Hall: It was one of those moments that seem to stop time: As part of her semi-staged “In War and Peace” concert, the great mezzo-soprano sang Purcell’s “Dido’s Lament.” The aria’s repeated lines of “Remember Me” have rarely sounded so touching, or so meaningful.

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