Sep 21, 2017 | Interviews | News | No Comments
From a small city in the suburbs of Kansas City to some of the world’s most prestigious music venues and stages: looking back, what have been the major challenges involved in this meteoric rise to fame and change of perspective?
An enormous challenge has been to manage the exhaustive travel and a life with very few roots in place. But once I learned to embrace the lifestyle rather than battle with it, things fell into a very good rhythm and I can say that I really enjoy this life that brings to many surprising moments to me. More
Aug 20, 2017 | News | No Comments
Joyce DiDonato’s 2017/18 season launches in New York City, where she will star as Adalgisa in a new production of Bellini’s Norma at The Metropolitan Opera. The performances, which also open The Met’s season, take place September 25 & 28 and October 3, 7, 11, 16 & 20. Sondra Radvanovsky sings the title role, with Marina Rebeka in the last two performances, and tenor Joseph Calleja sings Pollione. Carlo Rizzi conducts the Met Opera Orchestra for all dates, with a spectacular staging from Sir David McVicar. Ms. DiDonato returns to the Met stage later in the season, to sing the title role in Massenet’s Cendrillon.
Aug 19, 2017 | News | No Comments
Joyce DiDonato travels to Denmark in September, for an open-air concert event with the Tivoli Copenhagen Phil, hosted at the Plænen on September 9. The day features a series of fun and engaging events at the venue, capped off with Ms. DiDonato and the Phil’s performance at 9pm. Admission to the performance is included with a ticket purchase to the Tivoli Gardens; the evening serves as the festive and celebratory opening concert of the Tivoli Copenhagen Phil’s performance season.