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Acclaim for “The Hours”

The New York Times

"...the mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, sounding as confident and fresh, as sonorous and subtle, as she ever has in this theater. [...] But it is hard to focus on anyone else when DiDonato {…}

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Theodora / Royal Opera House

Operawire

"Joyce DiDonato is already an expert in this repertoire and offered a definitive performance. Her breath control is such that Handel’s melodic lines unspool like the finest velvet. The standout {…}

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Agrippina / The Metropolitan Opera

"The title, the plot, and the posters all place Joyce DiDonato’s character at the heart of the opera, and the mezzo-soprano is, as always, a star — majestically devious, irresistibly {…}

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La Damnation de Faust / Palais des Congrès, Strasbourg

"…to have DiDonato on hand, a Marguerite of marvellous elegance and vulnerability, close to delirium in her last scene, an emotion the whole audience could partake in when it was {…}

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La Clemenza di Tito / The Metropolitan Opera

"Most brilliant of all was mezzo Joyce DiDonato as the anguished Sesto. She daringly imposed vast contrasts of volume and tempo upon the most famous aria from this score, “Parto, {…}

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Les Troyens / Wiener Staatsoper

„Es war zweifelsohne der große Abend der Joyce Didonato, die am Sonntag erstmals an der Staatsoper eine Premiere sang und gleichzeitig ihr persönliches Debüt als Didon in Hector Berlioz’ letzter {…}

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