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WQXR’s Best Classical Concerts of 2019

WQXR

Joyce DiDonato: On Dec. 15 at Carnegie Hall, DiDonato delivered an inspired concept for Schubert’s song cycle Winterreise: Normally sung by men, DiDonato portrays the protagonist’s beloved as she reads his journal {…}

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Renowned Artists Present Towering Schubert Song Cycle in Princeton

"Often in classical music, convention has determined how works are performed, and artists have been reluctant to change a time-honored way in which a piece is presented. Handel’s Messiah must end with a {…}

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Mozart arias with the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal

Chicago Classical Review

“With fiery, full-voiced singing that cut through the hall, DiDonato conveyed the conflicted emotions of the character, bringing soulful feeling to the middle section and dazzling coloratura fireworks to the {…}

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Berlioz’s La mort de Cléopâtre with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Bachtrack

“DiDonato chose to sing this concert piece as though it were an operatic role, and her magnificent, embodied portrayal of a queen facing death began from the orchestra’s first notes. {…}

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Critical Acclaim: In War and Peace – The Final Tour

Clarín

"En consonancia con el despliegue de luces, que transforman la sala en un caleidoscopio incomparable, y videos que crean los diferentes climas y dialogan con la coreografía, la música y el {…}

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Berlioz ‘Les Nuits d’été’ with the National Youth Orchestra of the USA

© BBC | Chris Christodoulou "DiDonato has long been associated with the works of Berlioz, having recently made a critically-acclaimed recording of Didon in Les Troyens and appearing in last year’s Proms as {…}

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