Joyce DiDonato has been honored as the 2017 ECHO Klassik Female Artist of the Year, her fourth time receiving the award. She was previously named Female Singer of the Year in 2010, 2013, and 2015. The designation recognizes Ms. DiDonato’s tremendous stage and recording career; highlights from this past year include the release of her album “In War & Peace – Harmony Through Music” and its subsequent international tour, and her critically acclaimed debut in the title role of Semiramide at the Bayerische Staatsoper.
The award ceremony and Gala Concert will be hosted on October 29 at the Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall in Hamburg, and will receive a TV broadcast via ZDF that evening.
The illustrious list of winners this year also includes tenor Jonas Kaufmann, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and more. See the complete list via MusikIndustrie.de.