musicmakers: Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano

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Joyce DiDonato

James Jolly — Host

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Presented with the generous support of Madame Aline Foriel-Destezet.

In the first episode of musicmakers by, Gramophone editor-in-chief James Jolly sits down with superstar mezzo Joyce DiDonato, who opens up about her love for Berlioz and Frederica von Stade, the magic and community of performing onstage, the privilege of a strong audience-performer rapport, the excitement of stepping into a brand-new role, and so much more…

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Audio version on all podcast platforms Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

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