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Berlioz with Sir Antonio Pappano & the National Youth Orchestra of the USA

This month, Joyce DiDonato joins the National Youth Orchestra of the USA on tour with Sir Antonio Pappano, for four performances of Berlioz’s six ravishing love songs: Les nuits d’été. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Hector Berlioz. Although not known primarily as a composer of song, he wrote more than […]

A Starry Night with Joyce DiDonato at Grange Park Opera

On July 11, Joyce DiDonato joins pianist Iain Burnside in recital at Grange Park Opera’s West Horsley Place in Surrey, England. The sold-out performance will feature repertoire by Haydn, Mozart, Bellini, Pablo Luna, Rossini, Berlioz, and Reynaldo Hahn. West Horsley Place, an enchanting 15th-century house in the Surrey hills, is home to Grange Park Opera’s […]

Recital with David Zobel at Festival d’Auvers-sur-Oise

On June 20, Joyce DiDonato performs in recital with her longtime collaborator, pianist David Zobel, at the Festival d’Auvers-sur-Oise. Together they present a program featuring arias by Mozart, Handel, Rossini, and American songs. Marking the 39th edition, learn more about the Festival d’Auvers-sur-Oise here. Previous acclaim of Ms. DiDonato and David Zobel in recital: “Accompanied […]

2019 Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center

The Met’s 11th Summer HD Festival at Lincoln Center features 11 thrilling performances from the Met’s Live in HD series of cinema transmissions—plus a special pre-festival screening of Stanley Donen’s enchanting Funny Face, featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin, a co-presentation with Film at Lincoln Center. The showings run from August 23 through September […]

Rossini’s ‘Giovanna D’Arco’ with Antonio Pappano

Joyce DiDonato joins the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the baton of music director, Antonio Pappano, for Rossini’s Giovanna D’Arco, with orchestration by Salvatore Sciarrino. The cantata Giovanna d’Arco from the original for piano and voice was transcribed for orchestra by Salvatore Sciarrino keeping intact all the Rossinian stylistic elements. Performances will take place […]

European Tour of Handel’s ‘Agrippina’ with Il Pomo d’Oro

This month, Joyce DiDonato stars in concert performances of Handel’s Agrippina with her longtime collaborators, Il Pomo d’Oro and conductor Maxim Emelyanychev. Based on the life of the mother of Roman emperor Nero, Ms. DiDonato sings the title role, sharing the stage with her esteemed colleagues including Luca Pisaroni as Claudio, Elsa Benoit as Poppea, Xavier Sabata as Ottone, […]

Berlioz’s ‘La Mort de Cléopâtre’ with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Joyce DiDonato returns to Chicago to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Riccardo Muti on May 2, 4 & 7 in Orchestra Hall and on May 3 at Wheaton College, as part of the CSO’s annual series of concerts in the institution’s 2,357-seat Edman Memorial Chapel. Following her performances of Berlioz’s La […]

A return to Strasbourg for Berlioz’s ‘La damnation de Faust’

This spring, Joyce DiDonato returns to Strasbourg for two concert performances of Berlioz’s La damnation de Faust, under the baton of John Nelson. In April 2017, Joyce sang two concert performances of Berlioz’s Les Troyens in Strasbourg, led by Mr. Nelson who is a renowned master of Berlioz’s music, with the Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg […]

Joyce returns to Carnegie Hall for her exceptional masterclass series

In between her performances as Sesto in Clemenza di Tito at the Metropolitan Opera, Joyce DiDonato returns to Carnegie Hall for her exceptional masterclass series in which she shares her performing experience and extensive knowledge of the opera repertoire with four talented young artists. Over the course of three days, Ms. DiDonato will work with […]

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LIVE from the @elbphilharmonie on @medici.tv!!! 🔗link in bio. Please join me, Maestro #antoniopappano and the extraordinary, life-affirming #NYOUSA orchestra for the conclusion of our incredibly memorable tour! (Or If you’re in Hamburg, head down to the hall to watch live on the open-air screen for free!) I promise, you will feel uplifted, inspired, and full of hope by watching these extraordinary young musicians!!! • • “When Joyce DiDonato was singing Le spectre de la rose from Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été — her voice so tender, so poignant, so full of meaning — it really was hard to imagine anything more perfect. [...] DiDonato made it human and transcendent.” - The Times • • 📷 @chrisleephotonyc @carnegiehall #berlioz #lesnuitsdete #joycedidonato #musiciansofinstagram #instaclassical #livestream #musicislife #tourlife

My heart...thank you, @bbc_proms and all the gorgeous #Prommers and the gorgeous @royalalberthall and you gorgeous #London audiences! I was very proud today to stand alongside the incredible musicians of the #nyousa orchestra bringing #Berlioz to life. Such a beautiful souvenir!!!

Can’t think of a more gorgeous way to wake up on this Sunny London Morning than to join the divine #NYOUSA in Berlioz’s *sublime* Les nuits d’été, LIVE at the @bbc_proms. You can join us LIVE to listen on @bbcradio3! It is a complete joy to share the stage with these incredible musicians. Photo: the divine @chrisleephotonyc

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