Joyce DiDonato

On Friday night Otto and I went to Joyce DiDonato performing at the Barbican.   I didn’t know what to expect and was unprepared for the force of her voice and the magnificence of her stage presence singing Ravel’s Shéhérazade and then, by special request of the conductor, Alan Gilbert, an encore of Strauss’s Morgen.   It was impossible to match in the second half of the more conventional NYPO orchestra.


2 thoughts on “Joyce DiDonato

  1. given mutually music-loving off-spring beginning with ‘O’, I hope you and yrs are coming to jeanius daughter Olivia’s album-launch at King’s Place on the 19 May…

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