Personalities | Joyce DiDonato | Modern Era | Opera

b. 1969, American

A lyric coloratura mezzo-soprano, DiDonato is known especially for her interpretation of Handel, Mozart, and an increasing number of bel canto roles. An example of the resurgent trend towards ‘personalities’ in the opera world, DiDonato has embraced the internet and social networking, regularly recounting her performance experiences and career developments online, as well as inspiring younger singers with her video blogs on the art – and the many challenges – of being an opera singer.

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