Personalities | Joyce DiDonato | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1969
American mezzo-soprano

She completed the studio programme at Houston Grand Opera before making her debut there in 1999. Her European debut came at La Scala the following year, quickly followed by first appearances at the Opéra Bastille, Covent Garden and the Metropolitan Opera. While she has received particular acclaim for bel canto Rossini roles (notably Rosina in The Barber of Seville), she has also excelled in oratorio, concert repertory (in particular Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été) and American song.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
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