Joyce DiDonato: Bringing war and peace to the Bing
by Paul Freeman
When a glorious voice, like Joyce DiDonato’s, is combined with an epic program, the results can be spectacular. That’s the case with “In War and Peace: Harmony Through Music,” which she will present at Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall on Friday, Dec. 2.
It’s also the title of the opera sensation’s dramatic new album.
DiDonato tells The Daily News, in an email interview, “I think the key lies in the second part of the title: ‘Harmony Through Music.’ My hope is that as this album reflects the two worlds of war and peace that we seem to constantly waver between as a society. This particular musical journey will remind people they have a choice in which side they participate in.”
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