Joyce DiDonato


05 Jun, 23

With Il Pomo d'Oro

Joyce DiDonato returns to Madrid with her creation Eden. A spectacular sensorial and musical experience that offers a journey through four centuries of music. In addition to works by Copland, Handel, Cavalli, Gluck and Mahler, the programme includes a new piece commissioned from Oscar-winning composer Rachel Portman for Douglas McGrath's Emma.

Eden is a unique experience of hope and connection that celebrates the majesty, power and mystery of nature. Together with her celebrated collaborators Il Pomo d'Oro and Maxim Emelyanychev, Joyce DiDonato invites us to explore whether we are connecting with the pure essence of our being to fill our future with hope.

Joyce DiDonato, mezzosoprano 

Il Pomo d’Oro

Maxim Emelyanichev, conductor and harpsichord


C. Ives (1874 - 1954) 
The Unanswered Question

R. Portman (1960)
The First Morning of the World (NY Premiere)

G. Mahler (1860 - 1911)
"Ich atmet’ einen linden Duft" from Rückert-Lieder

M. Uccelinni (1603 - 1680)
Sinfonia à 5, No. 3, Op. 7

B. Marini (1594 - 1663)
"Con le stelle in ciel che mai" from Scherzi e canzonette, Op. 5, No. 3

J. Mysliveček (1737 - 1781)
"Toglierò le sponde al mare" from Adamo ed Eva

A. Copland (1900 - 1990)
"Nature, the gentlest mother" from 8 Poems of Emily Dickinson

G. Valentini (1582 - 1649)
Sonata in G Minor, "Enharmonic"

F. Cavalli (1602 - 1676)
"Piante ombrose" from La Calisto

C. W. Gluck (1714 - 1787)
"Danza degli spettri e delle furie" from Orfeo ed Euridice

C.W. Gluck (1714 - 1787)
"Misera, dove son! ... Ah! non son io che parlo" from Ezio

G. F. Händel (1685 - 1759)
"As with rosy steps the morn" from Theodora

G. Mahler (1860 - 1911)
"Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen" from Rückert-Lieder

  • Door opening: 1 hour before the performance
  • Total performance without intervals: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Eden | Joyce DiDonato

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