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NPR

"DiDonato's voice is truly one of nature's great wonders: luminous, silken, flexible, full of colors and expressive shadings, always supported by the breath so even the finest threads of tone {…}

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Schubert: Winterreise

Limelight Magazine

"DiDonato brings a huge arsenal of vocal and emotional resources to bear that persuades about the novelty of her framing device while compelling one to listen and hear anew. It’s an {…}

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BBC Music Magazine: The best classical albums released in 2020

BBC Music Magazine

BBC Music Magazine Handel: Agrippina Joyce DiDonato, Franco Fagioli, Elsa Benoit, Luca Pisaroni, Jakub Józef Orliński, Andrea Mastroni, Carlo Vistoli, Biagio Pizzuti, Marie-Nicole Lemieux; Il P’omo d’Oro/Maxim Emelyanychev Erato 9029533658 229:41 mins (3 {…}

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Handel: Agrippina

The Times

"Bow down before Rome’s mother from hell: Joyce DiDonato is mistress of all she surveys as his scheming empress, with an expressive palette and tonal beauty to match the finest {…}

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Crossover Magazine: Joyce DiDonato is lovely and warm, glowing like a full moon on Songplay

Crossover Magazine Armed with a clear and classical voice, Joyce DiDonato mixes Italian arias with jazz standards on this clear as Waterford crystal collection She teams with an impressive lineup arranged {…}

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Songplay review: Joyce DiDonato dazzles with a jazz-Baroque hybrid

The new release from mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, which she’ll perform in UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 20, is a stunningly beautiful and original affair. It’s also deliciously high-concept, {…}

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