Joyce DiDonato

Mezzo-Soprano

Multi Grammy Award winner and 2018 Olivier Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in Opera, Kansas-born Joyce DiDonato entrances audiences across the globe, and has been proclaimed “perhaps the most potent female singer of her generation” by The New Yorker. With a voice “nothing less than 24-carat gold” according to The Times, DiDonato has soared to the top of the industry both as a performer and a fierce advocate for the arts, gaining international prominence in operas by Handel and Mozart, as well as through her wide-ranging, acclaimed discography. She is also widely acclaimed for the bel canto roles of Rossini and Donizetti. Last year, Joyce added 'Songplay' - a collaboration with artists from the world of jazz – to her discography as an exclusive recording artist with Erato/Warner Classics, winning her the 2019 Female Singer of the Year from Opus Klassik and her third Grammy for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album 2020. Released in 2017, 'Les Troyens' has proved a triumph, winning Recording of the Year at the 2018 Gramophone Awards, and also emerging victorious in the 2018 BBC Music Magazine Awards, the 2018 International Opera Awards and the inaugural OPUS KLASSIK Awards.

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