MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

The Joyce of Music: Opening Night with the Seattle Symphony


My review of Seattle Symphony’s opening night program with guest star Joyce Di Donato has now been posted on Bachtrack:

“Wishing your lover dead is a terrible way to come back to Seattle”, remarked Joyce DiDonato, her lips twisting in mock consternation as she faced the tumultuous applause following her outrageously over-the-top rendition of “Ove t’aggiri, o barbaro” from Giovanni Pacini’s 1845 dramma lirico Stella di Napoli (the title, too, of her 2014 release blending bel canto classics and rarities).

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Filed under: Ludovic Morlot, review, Seattle Symphony


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