Joyce DiDonato: Behind the Scenes

Joyce DiDonato: Behind the Scenes

About this playlist

With near-universal critical and audience acclaim – not to mention many, many awards – it's easy to see how Joyce DiDonato has earned her reputation for musical excellence, but beyond that she is also a fierce advocate for the importance and power of the arts. In this exclusive interview for Primephonic, Joyce looks back through her career, discussing the music that has shaped her.

Tracklist

    Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Introduction

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    0:41

  • First Recording

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    1:53

  • 1968

    Janita Lattimore, Joyce DiDonato, Houston Grand Opera Chorus, Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Christopher Larkin

    5:19

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Remodelling the Voice

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    7:11

  • Rossini
  • Rossini: Otello, Act 3 Scene 2: No. 10c, Preghiera, "Deh calma, o ciel, nel sonno" (Desdemona)

    Joyce DiDonato, Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Roma, Edoardo Muller, Roberta De Nicola

    2:35

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Rossini & Comedy

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    4:46

  • Della fortuna istabile (Live)

    Joyce DiDonato

    11:04

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Handel's Psycological Insight

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    2:52

  • Ah! mio cor! schemito sei!

    Joyce DiDonato, Il Complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis

    9:30

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Rediscovering Mozart

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    4:40

  • "Mi tradì quell'alma ingrata" (K540c, Aria)

    Joyce DiDonato, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

    3:45

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Working with Living Composers

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    2:22

  • Heggie: Camille Claudel - Into the Fire: III. Shakuntala (Live)

    Joyce DiDonato, Brentano Quartet

    5:07

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Berlioz & John Nelson

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    3:58

  • Berlioz: Les Troyens, Op. 29, H. 133, Act 5: "Ah ! Ah ! Je vais mourir" (Didon)

    John Nelson, Joyce DiDonato

    3:16

  • Berlioz: Les Troyens, Op. 29, H. 133, Act 5: "Adieu, fière cité" (Didon)

    John Nelson, Joyce DiDonato

    3:20

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Songplay

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    2:15

  • Conti
  • Conti / Arr Terry: Doppo tante e tante pene: XVII. "Quella Fiamma"

    Joyce DiDonato, Charlie Porter, Chuck Israels, Craig Terry, Jimmy Madison, Lautaro Greco

    4:08

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Agrippina's Political Lessons

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    2:36

  • Handel: Agrippina, HWV 6, Act 1: "Non ho cor che per amarti" (Agrippina)

    Joyce DiDonato

    5:14

  • Joyce DiDonato: Primephonic Interview
  • Connecting with Winterreise

    Joyce DiDonato, Guy Jones

    6:22

  • Schubert: Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 1, Gute Nacht

    Joyce DiDonato, Yannick Nézet-Séguin

    5:46

  • Total playing time

    1:38:48

Curated by

Joyce DiDonato

Mezzo-Soprano

About this playlist

With near-universal critical and audience acclaim – not to mention many, many awards – it's easy to see how Joyce DiDonato has earned her reputation for musical excellence, but beyond that she is also a fierce advocate for the importance and power of the arts. In this exclusive interview for Primephonic, Joyce looks back through her career, discussing the music that has shaped her.

Curated by

Joyce DiDonato

Mezzo-Soprano

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