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Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonato

Friday, November 8, 2019 - Saturday, November 9, 2019

Renée Fleming VOICES

"In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?"
One of opera's most outspoken and impassioned personalities, multi-Grammy Award® winner Joyce DiDonato presents a fully-staged performance of music from her album In War & Peace - Harmony through Music. This selection of arias from Handel and Purcell, among other great opera masters, conveys how powerfully Baroque opera explores the extremes of human nature and the eternal search for serenity. Join DiDonato on a unique and timely journey with prize-winning orchestra Il Pomo d'Oro in this striking and powerful stage production.

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"In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?"

One of opera's most outspoken and impassioned personalities, multi-Grammy Award® winner Joyce DiDonato presents a fully staged performance of music from her album In War & Peace - Harmony through Music. This selection of arias from Handel and Purcell, among other great opera masters, conveys how powerfully Baroque opera explores the extremes of human nature and our eternal search for serenity. Join DiDonato on a unique and timely journey with prize-winning orchestra Il Pomo d'Oro in this striking and powerful stage production.

Performance Timing: Part One - 39 min.; Intermission - 30 min.; Part Two - 43 min.

Maxim Emelyanychev, music director/harpsichord
Ralf Pleger, stage director
Henning Blum, lighting designer
Yousef Iskandar, video designer
 

Watch and Listen

Joyce DiDonato: In War & Peace - "Leo Prendi quel ferro o barbaro" | Nov. 8 & 9

Joyce DiDonato: "In War & Peace" - Behind the Scenes | Nov. 8 & 9 | The Kennedy Center