Previous Performances

“The evening belonged to DiDonato, whose towering performance should long remain an operatic benchmark.”
- The Observer

2014

Maria Stuarda

Royal Opera House
New Production (Leiser/Caurier)
With Carmen Giannattasio, Charles Castronovo, Matthew Rose
Conductor Bertrand de Billy

Song Recital

Salzburg Whitsun Festival
Venice Song Recital
With David Zobel

Concert: Maria Stuarda

Deutsche Oper
With Carmen Giannattasio, Joseph Calleja
Conductor Paolo Arrivabene

La Cenerentola

Metropolitan Opera
With Juan Diego Flórez, Alessandro Corbelli, Pietro Spagnoli, Luca Pisaroni
Conductor Fabio Luisi
* May 10: Live in HD and International Radio Broadcast

Broadway Battles Bullying

A Benefit for the Michael Morones Foundation
Presented by Host Committee Members Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, and Mary-Louise Parker
NYU Skirball Center

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Host

La Boheme
Live in HD
With Anita Hartig and Vittorio Grigolo

An Evening with Joyce DiDonato

Santa Fe Concert Association
The Lensic Theater
Piano Recital with Craig Terry

Song Recital

Princeton University
Venice Song Recital
With David Zobel

La Clemenza di Tito / Sesto

Lyric Opera of Chicago
With Matthew Polenzani
Conductor Sir Andrew Davis
Production by Sir David McVicar

Concert

Vilar Performing Arts Center
Piano Recital with David Zobel

An Evening with Joyce DiDonato

Palm Beach Opera
Annual Gala
With David Zobel, Piano

Song Recital

Conciertos de Bellas Artes
Song Recital
With David Zobel

Song Recital

Festival Alfonso Ortiz Tirado
Song Recital
With David Zobel

PBS Great Performances: Live from Lincoln Center

The Tucker Foundation Annual Gala
Recorded from Avery Fisher Hall
National PBS Television Broadcast (USA)

Cendrillon

Gran Teatre del Liceu
With Alice Coote, Annick Massis, Ewa Podles
Conductor Sir Andrew Davis
Production by Laurent Pelly

2013

Cendrillon

Gran Teatre del Liceu
With Alice Coote, Annick Massis, Ewa Podles
Conductor Sir Andrew Davis
Production by Laurent Pelly

ZDF Advent Concert

Music for the Advent Period
Franz Welser-Möst, Conductor
State Opera Chorus, Dresden
*TV Broadcast December 1, ZDF

2013 Richard Tucker Gala

Avery Fisher Hall
Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Maestro Riccardo Frizza

Concert: Drama Queens

L’Opéra de Monte-Carlo
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Concertgebouw
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Palace of Arts
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Prague Rudolfinum
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

AIDS Gala

Deutsche Oper Berlin
20th Anniversary
Annual Fundraiser for AIDS Research

5th Solo Aria Recording

For Warner/Erato
Lyon Opera Orchestra
Arias TBA for release in 2014

Concert: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Carnegie Hall
Maestro James Levine
Rossini’s Giovanna D’Arco
Mozart’s Deh, per questo istante solo / Non più di Fiori

I Capuleti e i Montecchi

Lyric Opera of Kansas City
LOKC Premiere
With Nicole Cabelle and William Burden
New production by Kevin Newbury

Last Night of the Proms

The Royal Albert Hall
Conductor Marin Alsop
BBC Orchestra
BBC Chorus
Arias of Handel, Rossini and Massenet
“Somewhere Over the Rainbow”
“Danny Boy”

La Donna del Lago

Santa Fe Opera
Santa Fe Opera Premiere
New Production by Paul Curran
With Lawrence Brownlee and Daniela Barcelona

Aspen Music Festival

Song Recital
With David Zobel
Program TBA

La Donna del Lago

Royal Opera House
New Production
With Juan Diego Florez, Daniella Barcelona

Recital

Teatro alla Scala
David Zobel, piano

La Donna del Lago

Royal Opera House
New Production
With Juan Diego Florez, Daniella Barcelona
*May 27: Live in Cinemas

Recital

Opernhaus Zürich
David Zobel, piano
Songs by Vivaldi, Fauré, Rossini, Schubert, Schumann, Head, Hahn

La Donna del Lago

Royal Opera House
New Production
With Juan Diego Florez, Daniella Barcelona

Insights: National Opera Studio Masterclass

Linbury Studio Theatre
Join one of the most successful mezzo sopranos working in the business, Joyce DiDonato, as she coaches the next generation of opera stars from the National Opera Studio.

Concert: Juan Diego & Friends

Barbican
Gala concert with Juan Diego Florez
Arias and Duets

Concert: Drama Queens

Auditorio Príncipe Felipe
Sala Principal
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Teatro Real
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Gran Teatre del Liceu
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Théâtre du Capitole
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Centro Cultural Miguel Delibes
Sala de Cámara
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Palau de la Música
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Victoires de la Musique

20th Annual Classical Music Awards
Orchestra National Bordeaux Aquitaine
Musical Direction Kwamé Ryan
Watch EN DIRECT (Live) beginning 20:45 CET

 

I Capuleti e i Montecchi / Romeo

Bayerische Staatsoper
With Ekaterina Siurina and Joseph Calleja
C. Yves Abel

Concert: Drama Queens

Philharmonie Essen
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

 

Concert: Drama Queens

Barbican
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Palais des Beaux-Arts
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Gulbenkian
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Il Complesso Barocco

Maria Stuarda / Maria

Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Premiere / New Production
D. David McVicar / C. Maurizio Benini
* January 19: HD and Radio International Broadcast

2012

Concert: Drama Queens

Green Music Center
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Carnegie Hall
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Harriman-Jewel Series
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Theater an der Wien
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Großer NDR-Sendesaal
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Konzerthaus
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Die Glocke Großer Saal
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco

Concert: Drama Queens

Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
Great Queens of the Baroque
Orlandini, Monteverdi, Cesti, Hasse, Porta, Gluck, Handel
With Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco

I Capuleti e Montecchi / Romeo

San Francisco Opera
With Nicole Cabell and Eric Owens
C. Riccardo Frizza

Song Recital

Sala São Paulo
With David Zobel
Handel, Mozart, Rossini, Obradors, Hahn

Song Recital

Teatro Municipal
With David Zobel
Handel, Mozart, Rossini, Obradors, Hahn

Song Recital

Teatro Colon
With David Zobel
Handel, Mozart, Rossini, Obradors, Hahn

Song Recital

Teatro Municipal de Santiago
With David Zobel
Handel, Mozart, Rossini, Obradors, Hahn

GALA: Placido Domingo Operalia Winners

Royal Opera House
Sir Antonio Pappano Conducts
Domingo, Stemme, Villazon, Calleja

PBS Arts Summer Festival: Homecoming

PBS Arts Summer Festival 2012
Concert and Behind-the-Scenes footage
of Joyce’s Homecoming Concert with her Hometown Symphony
The Kansas City Symphony
Michael Stern, Conductor
(Filmed March 24, 25)

Song Recital

Bayerische Staatsoper
With David Zobel
“Impressions of Venice”

La Cenerentola

Bayerishe Staatsoper Opera Festival
The historical Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Production
With Lawrence Brownlee and Alessandro Corbelli

Song Recital

Wigmore Hall
With David Zobel
“Impressions of Venice”

Song Recital

Wigmore Hall
With David Zobel
“Impressions of Venice”

Song Recital

Théatre des Champs Elysées
Les Grandes Voix Series
With David Zobel
“Impressions of Venice”

Summer Gala

Sommernachtsgala
With Michael Schade
For television Broadcast

Song Recital

Schwetzinger SWR Festspiele
With David Zobel
“Impressions of Venice”

Song Recital

Berliner Philharmoniker
With David Zobel
“Impressions of Venice”

La Cenerentola

Bayerische Staatsoper
The historical Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Production
With Lawrence Brownlee and Alessandro Corbelli

Maria Stuarda / Maria

Houston Grand Opera
Role debut / New Production

Kansas City Symphony

Rossini’s Giovanna d’Arco
Heggie’s The Deepest Desire
C. Michael Stern
*Part of the Inaugural Season of the opening of the new Helzberg Hall

Kimmel Center / NY Philharmonic

Berlioz’s Les nuits d’étè
C. Alan Gilbert

NY Philharmonic

Berlioz’s Les nuits d’étè
C. Alan Gilbert

Barbican / NY Philharmonic in Residence

Berlioz’s Les nuits d’étè
C. Alan Gilbert

Camille Claudel “Into the Fire”

San Francisco Performances
World premiere Song Cycle for String Quartet and Solo Voice
Composed by Jake Heggie
Featuring the Alexander String Quartet

The Enchanted Island / Sycorax

The Metropolitan Opera
A world premiere baroque pastiche/fantasy
With Placido Domingo, David Daniels, Luca Pisaroni
C. William Christie
*JANUARY 21: HD International Broadcast

2011

Celebrating Frederica von Stade

San Francisco Opera
With Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Richard Stilwell and others
Celebrating the incredible career of beloved mezzo-soprano and international superstar Frederica von Stade, known affectionately as “Flicka,

La Donna del Lago

Teatro alla Scala
With Daniella Barcelona, Juan Diego Florez, John Osborn

Der Rosenkavalier

Teatro alla Scala
With Anne Schwannewilms, Jane Archibald, Peter Rose
Cond. Philippe Jordan

Don Giovanni / Donna Elvira

Baden Baden Gala 2011
Live Concerts / CD Recording
D’Arcangelo, Damrau, Pisaroni, Villazon

Cendrillon

Royal Opera House Premiere
The celebrated Laurent Pelly Production
With Alice Coote & Ewa Podles
*July 13 BP Big Screen Summer Series, shown live throughout the UK
Royal Opera House

Cardiff Singer of the World Guest Host

Special Guest Host for the Cardiff Singer of the Year Final Round
Along with Soprano Nicole Cabell
Live Broadcast on BBC Two

Ariodante

Celebrating the release of the new Virgin Recording
Concert performance with Il complesso barocco
Barbican

Ariodante

Celebrating the release of the new Virgin Recording
Concert performance with Il complesso barocco
Théàtre des Champs Élysées

Ariodante

Celebrating the release of the new Virgin Recording
Concert performance with Il complesso barocco
Festspielhaus

Host for Wagner’s Die Walküre

Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera
Hosting with Placido Domingo
New Production starring Bryn Terfel, Stephanie Blythe, Jonas Kaufmann, Deborah Voigt

Ariadne auf Naxos / Komponist

Metropolitan Opera Role Debut
*May 7: International Matinee Radio Broadcast
Metropolitan Opera

Classical Action’s Michael Palm Series

Classical Action Fundraiser
Performing Arts Against AIDS
With pianist, Jeremy Denk
*Seats are extremely limited

Host for Strauss’s Capriccio

Live in HD from the Metropolitan Opera
Starring Renee Fleming

Le Comte Ory / Isolier

New Production / Role Debut
With Juan Diego Florez & Diana Damrau
*APRIL 9: International HD Movie Cast
Metropolitan Opera

TRIBUTE to TERRENCE McNALLY

Angela Landsbury and friends salute Terrence McNally
With Tyne Daly, Edie Falco, Audra MacDonald

10th Anniversary Gala Concert

Gala Concert
With Samuel Ramey & Alan Held
Wichita Grand Opera, Kansas

RECITAL

Stern Auditorium Recital Debut
Piano/Vocal Recital with David Zobel
Program: Haydn, Rossini, Chaminade, Heggie World Premiere
Carnegie Hall

RECITAL

Piano/Vocal Recital with David Zobel
Program: Haydn, Rossini, Chaminade, Hahn
Perelman Theater

RECITAL

Piano/Vocal Recital with David Zobel
Program: Haydn, Rossini, Chaminade, Hahn
Spivey Hall

RECITAL

Piano/Vocal Recital with David Zobel
Program: Haydn, Rossini, Chaminade, Hahn
The Univ. of Chicago Presents

GALA RECITAL

Vocal Arts 20th Anniversary Gala Concert
Piano/Vocal Recital with David Zobel
Program: Haydn, Rossini, Chaminade, Hahn
Vocal Arts Society

RECITAL

Piano/Vocal Recital with David Zobel
Program: Haydn, Rossini, Chaminade, Hahn
Harriman-Jewel Recital Series

RECITAL

Piano/Vocal Recital with David Zobel
Program: Haydn, Rossini, Chaminade, Hahn
Broad Stage Recital Series

RECITAL

Piano/Vocal Recital with David Zobel
Program: Haydn, Rossini, Chaminade, Hahn
Bass Recital Hall

Dead Man Walking / Sr. Helen

Houston Grand Opera
With Frederica Von Stade

2010

Der Rosenkavalier / Octavian

Teatro Real

AIDS Gala

AIDS Fundraising Gala
Deutsche Oper Berlin

Il Barbiere di Siviglia / Rosina

Deutsche Oper (House Debut)

Concert

Laeiszhalle Hamburg
Orchestral Concert
Arias by Handel, Mozart, Bellini, Gluck, Rossini
Hamburg Symphony Orchestra

Echo Klassik Awards

“Singer of the Year” Prize
Essen, Germany

Concert

Opéra de Lyon
Orchestral Concert
L’Orchestra de l’Opéra de Lyon

Concert

Orchestral Concert
L’Orchestra de l’Opéra de Lyon
Théàtre des Champs Élysées

Norma / Adalgisa (role debut)

with Edita Gruberova
Salzburg Festival

Il Barbiere di Siviglia / Rosina

Teatro alla Scala

Recital

with piano
Théàtre des Champs Élysées

La Donna del Lago / Elena

Opéra National de Paris

La Donna del Lago / Elena

(Role Debut)
Grand Théâtre de Genève

Le Nozze di Figaro / Cherubino

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Recital Tour

Three Centuries of Italian Love Songs
La Monnaie, Brussels