A Journey Through Venice: Songs by Fauré, Hahn and Head, Arias by Rossini and Handel

Joyce DiDonato, Julius Drake

  • Total Time: 66 minutes
  • Cat. Number: WHLIVE0009

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  • Joyce DiDonato mezzo-soprano
  • Julius Drake piano

Joyce DiDonato consistently earns ecstatic reviews wherever she sings. Among the world’s most charismatic performers, honours bestowed upon Joyce DiDonato include the Met’s Beverly Sills Award, the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Singer of the Year, the Richard Tucker Award - given to a single American singer annually, second place in Plácido Domingo’s Operalia, and prizes from the George London Foundation, the ARIA Award Foundation and the Sullivan Foundation.

A favourite with Wigmore Hall audiences, Joyce DiDonato opened the 2008/9 season with a programme which included a selection of songs by Fauré, Head and Hahn, and arias by Rossini and Handel.

Track Listing

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

La regata veneziana

Michael Head (1900-1976)

Three songs of Venice

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Cinq mélodies 'de Venise' Op. 58

Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)

Venezia

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Giulio Cesare in Egitto HWV17

Gioachino Rossini