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Carnegie Hall Live

Listen: Philadelphia Orchestra with Joyce DiDonato

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Listen to the archived broadcast featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra along with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, soprano Laura Claycomb and tenor Lawrence Brownlee.

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Metropolitan Opera

Rossini's La Donna Del Lago

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Tune in Saturday at 1 pm to hear the Met's first-ever production of "La Donna del Lago," Rossini's opera set in 16th century Scotland. Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez star.

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Operavore

Review: DiDonato Marvels in Rossini's 'La Donna del Lago'

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

You can question the dramatic viability of Rossini's "La Donna del Lago" in the 21st Century but still marvel at Joyce DiDonato surpassing herself in the role of Elena.
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Albums of the Week

10 Grammy Nominated Recordings to Watch For

Monday, February 02, 2015

In the run-up to the Grammy Awards ceremony this Sunday, we’re featuring a number of Grammy-nominated recordings. Here are 10 to listen for.

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Operavore

The Second Annual Excellence in Opera ('Freddie') Awards

Friday, December 19, 2014

In 2014, blogger Fred Plotkin heard 76 opera performances by 28 companies. "I am happy to report that there is a lot of wonderful, innovative work being done everywhere," he reports.  
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World of Opera

Donizetti 's Maria Stuarda From the Royal Opera House

Thursday, November 06, 2014

On World of Opera, host Lisa Simeone presents "Maria Stuarda" from the same city where much of the history it portrays actually took place.

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Operavore

Joyce DiDonato Sings National Anthem – with a Stumble

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Oops, another national anthem stumble at the World Series. But the crowd cheered the effort.
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Operavore

Review: Handel's Alcina a Vocal Feast in an Unusually Hushed Carnegie Hall

Monday, October 27, 2014

With Joyce DiDonato leading the cast, Carnegie's concert presentation of Alcina showed why the work should never lose its special occasion status, writes David Patrick Stearns.
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WQXR Features

Video Highlights: Joyce DiDonato at the Gowanus Ballroom

Friday, October 03, 2014

Watch highlights of an unusual concert by the mezzo Joyce DiDonato, recorded at the Gowanus Ballroom in Brooklyn.

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Metropolitan Opera

Rossini's La Cenerentola

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Saturday at 1 pm, the Met Opera's final broadcast of the season features Rossini's La Cenerentola, starring soprano Joyce DiDonato as Angelina and Juan Diego Florez as Don Ramiro.

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Operavore

Dishing on the Diva with Joyce DiDonato

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Divas are the stars of opera and the stuff of legend. This week, we revisit an interview with American mezzo Joyce DiDonato about the fun of being a drama queen on stage.

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WQXR Blog

Three Categories to Watch in the Classical Grammy Race

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Of the 81 Grammy categories, eight are devoted exclusively to classical music. Here are three categories to watch in advance of the awards.

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Albums of the Week

New Releases from Joyce DiDonato, Angela Hewitt and Wendy Warner

Sunday, September 08, 2013

This week's featured albums include a crowd-sourced greatest-hits collection from Joyce DiDonato, Fauré from pianist Angela Hewitt, and Haydn and Myslivecek, played by cellist Wendy Warner.

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WQXR Blog

Last Night of the Proms Tinged With Themes of Equality

Friday, September 06, 2013

During the Last Night of the Proms, Marin Alsop spoke on behalf of women conductors and Joyce DiDonato sang "Somewhere over the Rainbow" for gay rights.

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Saturday at the Opera

Bellini’s The Capulets and the Montagues

Saturday, August 10, 2013

This Saturday at 1 pm, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and soprano Nicole Cabell star as Romeo and Giulietta in The Capulets and the Montagues at the San Francisco Opera.

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Operavore

Operavore's Greatest Hits – and Misses

Saturday, May 25, 2013

The spring season of Operavore comes to a close with a smorgasbord of highlights. Among them, three mezzos representing three generations: Marilyn Horne, Susan Graham and Joyce DiDonato.

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WQXR Features

WQXR to Broadcast BBC Proms Concerts in 8-Week Series

Thursday, April 18, 2013

WQXR is taking listeners to the world's biggest classical music festival this summer.

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Operavore

Master Class: Joyce DiDonato Delivers Lessons at Juilliard

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

"On January 25, at the Juilliard School, Joyce DiDonato gave a master class on how to give a master class," writes Fred Plotkin.

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Metropolitan Opera

Donizetti's Maria Stuarda

Saturday, January 19, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera's debut production of Maria Stuarda, the second opera in Donizetti’s Tudor Trilogy opened on New Year's Eve, and is the subject of this week's broadcast.

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Operavore

Review: Joyce DiDonato Crowns Dark Maria Stuarda at Metropolitan Opera

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

The Met's first-ever staging of Donizetti's Maria Stuarda opened on New Year's Eve, with Joyce DiDonato as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots. "Against many odds, the opera actually meant something," writes David Patrick Stearns.

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