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VOCAL ARTS DC: Metropolitan Opera mezzo Joyce DiDonato in Handel's ARIODANTE

  • (In Concert) Kennedy Center Concert Hall

    2700 F St NW, , Washington, DC (map)

    38.896152 -77.055450

  • VOCAL ARTS DC:  Handel: ARIODANTE (In Concert) Kennedy Center Concert Hall cast : Joyce DiDonato (Metropolitan Opera mezzo-soprano) – Ariodante Christiane Karg (soprano) – Ginevra David Portillo (tenor) – Lorcanio Joelle Harvey (soprano) – Dalinda Matthew Brook (baritone) – Re di Scozia Sonia Prina (contralto) – Polinesso. 

    The English Concert Harry Bicket, Conductor 

    “Joyce sings, and the world is suddenly brighter,” composer Jake Heggie has said.

    And indeed, Grammy Award–winning opera star Joyce DiDonato can do it all, dazzling audiences from the Metropolitan Opera and La Scala to fans at Game 7 of the 2014 World Series and becoming one of the most beloved singers of her generation.

    DiDonato is joined by the acclaimed period instrument ensemble the English Concert for a concert performance of Handel’s tale of obsession and betrayal, Ariodante. 

    https://youtu.be/RguoqgdMLa0

    The New York Times deemed a similar Carnegie Hall performance one of the “Ten Best Classical Music Events of 2014,” remarking, “The English Concert ... presented an elegant, dramatically riveting concert performance with a splendid cast headed by the superb mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.”  

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 8:00pm.

    (In Concert) Kennedy Center Concert Hall

    “Perhaps the most potent female singer of her generation.” - Alex Ross, The New Yorker 

    Co-presented with Washington Performing Arts and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. 

    SEATING & PRICES: 

    Box Tier: $100.00 Stage Boxes: $80.00 Premium Parterre Boxes: $90.00 Prime Parterre Boxes: $55.00 Orchestra Premium: $90.00 Orchestra Prime: $65.00 Orchestra A—C: $70.00 Orchestra GG—LL: $40.00

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