A final section grasped at eternity, first with “As with rosy steps the morn,” from Handel’s oratorio Theodora. DiDonato gave the piece a solemn sincerity, floating lovely embellishments on the da capo repeat.
22 Apr 2022
Joyce DiDonato joins children from London’s Bishop Ramsey CE School for ‘Seeds of Hope’.
School children from Bishop Ramsey CE School, London, have created and recorded a new song for world-famous mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato which is being released by Erato today [22 April] to coincide with Earth Day.
The world-famous opera singer releases a new single, with a new generation asking the question: ‘What if trees could sing?’
Joyce DiDonato would like to graciously thank the following for their generous support of EDEN:
Sara Morgan, Ann Ziff, John Studzinski, Franci Neely, Helen Berggruen, McDermott Foundation, Linda Nelson, Kern Wildenthal, John Singer, Michael Beverley DL, The Getty Foundation, David Jacobs, Eva Haller, Sarah Billinghurst Solomon Foundation, Sir Simon Robey, Katherine G. Farley, Tom and Pamela Frame, Ellen Marcus, and Richard Gaddes.
EDEN has been commissioned by University Musical Society of the University of Michigan; the Harriman-Jewell Series, Kansas City; Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation; Cal Performances at University of California, Berkeley; and Stanford Live.