Handel/Purcell/Leo/Jommelli/Gesualdo/Pärt: Joyce DiDonato/Il Pomo D’Oro/Maxim Emelyanychev
Concertgebouw, 19th November 2016
Many opera singers are careful to maintain an air of political neutrality. Not so mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, who is outspoken about causes she holds dear. Her latest project, a very personal response to the 2015 terror attacks in Paris, puts her audience through the emotional wringer, but also showers them with musical rewards.
Full review on Opera Today.