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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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Opera Review: ‘Cendrillon’

The Epoch Times by Barry Bassis Joyce DiDonato shines as the French Cinderella ... Jules Massenet’s 1899 fairy tale opera “Cendrillon” (Cinderella) finally arrived at the Metropolitan Opera. It was clearly ladies’ night {…}

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Dead Man Walking / Barbican

"With a line-up of such first-class singers, vocal delivery was consistently excellent. Joyce DiDonato, reprising the role of Sister Helen, displayed a magnificent range of emotions, capturing frustration, piety, simplicity, {…}

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