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Opera star takes to the stage to deal with war, peace and grief

By Lawrence Elizabeth Knox, Correspondent “In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?” This is the question that troubled international opera star Joyce DiDonato in the aftermath of the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks. As simple as it might sound, in context, there is a depth beneath those 10 words that compelled her to […]

Joyce DiDonato: “El arte es un camino valiente hacia la paz”

El Espectador Acompañada por la orquesta italiana Il Pomo D’Oro, la mezzosoprano estadounidense llega por primera vez a Colombia para interpretar un repertorio barroco con obras de Händel, De Cavalieri, Purcell, entre otros. Un escenario iluminado con luces tenues, que muestran a una orquesta compuesta por cuerdas y un clavecín y, en el centro con […]

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El Tiempo: ‘En guerra y paz’, un viaje desde la oscuridad hacia la luz

El Tiempo Para Joyce DiDonato llevar a Colombia un espectáculo sobre la paz, la guerra y la música es particularmente significativo. Las cuerdas de la mezzosoprano vibran con las arias de óperas compuestas por Händel, Leo, De Cavalieri, Purcell, Gesualdo y Pärt en In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music (En guerra y paz: armonía […]

Joyce DiDonato: ‘I’m trying to balance activism and joy’

Photograph: Pal Hansen/The Observer The celebrated American mezzo-soprano on trading her first vocation for ‘the dark side’, the genius of Handel – and channeling House of Cards in her latest, ruthless role Standing alone under the glass-and-iron canopy of the Royal Opera House’s Paul Hamlyn Hall, the American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato is in full dramatic flight: […]

BUILD Series: Joyce DiDonato Discusses Her Album, “Songplay”

Joyce DiDonato sits down with Kevan Kenney from the interview series, BUILD, to discuss her album “Songplay” and her constant search to learn more and dive deeper into her craft. To learn more about BUILD, click here. Listen to BUILD Series via Spotify

Das Magazin: Donna Leon über Joyce DiDonato

Illustration by Maria Ines Gul American author and close friend of Joyce DiDonato, Donna Leon, sat down with Paula Scheidt from Das Magazin for an interview about Joyce. The friends recently collaborated on the film The Florence Foster Jenkins Story, with Ms. DiDonato playing the singer and Ms. Leon acting as associate producer. The film, […]

BWW Insight: Mezzo Joyce DiDonato Plays Fairy Godmother at Carnegie Hall Master Classes

Mezzo Joyce DiDonato (JDD) knows quite a bit about being Cinderella–after all, she’s played the title characters in Rossini’s CENERENTOLA and Massenet’s CENDRILLON at the Met and other major opera houses. But it also appears she’s a first-rate “fairy godmother,” as she proved with a group of emerging artists in a series of Master Classes […]

CSO Sounds & Stories: Joyce DiDonato confesses that she ‘worships’ at the altar of Berlioz

Joyce DiDonato is not only one of world’s finest classical singers, she’s also one of the boldest and most adventuresome. She likes to venture into less-charted areas of the vocal repertoire as she did in 2016 when she made her long-anticipated debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in its first performances of Giuseppe Martucci’s song cycle, La […]

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