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‘In War and Peace’ tour to Asia and the Middle East

“In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?” Joyce DiDonato’s award-winning project In War and Peace: Harmony through Music tours to Asia and the Middle East beginning in January. The illustrious ensemble Il Pomo d’oro, under the baton of Maxim Emelyanychev, will join Ms. DiDonato for all tour dates. Beginning on January 7 at the Shanghai Symphony […]

Best of 2018 Awards

Joyce DiDonato earned Gramophone’s Recording of the Year & Opera for her critically acclaimed recording of Berlioz’ Les Troyens as Didon, under the baton of John Nelson with the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra. Described by Gramophone as a ‘peach of a recording’ the album swept the title at this year’s Gramophone Awards. Additionally, her recording of […]

Joyce DiDonato and Yannick Nézet-Séguin perform Schubert’s ‘Winterreise’

Joyce DiDonato and Yannick Nézet-Séguin reunite for two recitals this month in Kansas City and Ann Arbor. The star duo will perform Schubert’s masterpiece song cycle, Winterreise, in its entirety, marking Joyce’s first-ever performance of the piece. Yannick Nezet-Séguin trades in his baton for a piano in a work that Joyce calls a “singular, crowning […]

Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally’s ‘Great Scott’ nominated for Grammy

Joyce DiDonato’s portrayal of American diva Arden Scott in Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally’s Great Scott has received a Grammy nomination. Nominated in the category of “Best Contemporary Classical Composition”, the opera, which premiered in January of 2018 at the Dallas Opera, shares the story of the 21st century opera diva: “Arden Scott returns to […]

In War & Peace Concerts in Russia

Described by Opera World as “a journey with mythological heroines, baroque truth and reality,” Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo d’Oro under the direction of Maxim Yemelyanychev bring their acclaimed project of “In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music” to Russia. On November 29 and December 1 at the Zaryadye Concert Hall in Moscow, Ms. DiDonato and […]

Upcoming performances in NYC and Belgium

Upcoming engagements for Joyce DiDonato this month include a performance at The Greene Space in New York City with the Brentano String Quartet, and following she travels to Liège, Belgium for a concert with the Opéra Royal de Wallonie. In partnership with Werk It: A Women’s Podcast Festival, Joyce DiDonato joins the Brentano String Quartet for […]

Concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra

This month, Joyce DiDonato returns to Philadelphia for concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra led by music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The ensemble’s first of three performances in Philadelphia will be on Thursday, November 8 at Verizon Hall, followed by a featured concert at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, November 13.

Recital at ‘Voix d’Automne’ Festival with Craig Terry

In between her whirlwind performances of Les Troyens at Vienna Staatsoper, Joyce DiDonato sings a recital at the Voix d’Automne Festival in the breathtaking La Grange au Lac. The Voix d’Automne, running from October 26-29, features musical theatre and operatic recitals from 2018 graduates of the Paris Opera Academy with the Pays de Savoie Orchestra. […]

Debut as Didon in ‘Les Troyens’ at Wiener Staatsoper

Joyce DiDonato makes her highly anticipated staged debut as Didon in Berlioz’ Les Troyens at the Wiener Staatsoper. This new production is directed by Sir David McVicar and Alain Altinoglu conducts the Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper and the Chorus of the Wiener Staatsoper. Ms. DiDonato has received great acclaim for her portrayal of this […]

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