Saturday Classics - Joyce Didonato


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Joyce DiDonato chooses some of the lesser-known gems of the American repertoire.

Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato chooses some gems from the American repertoire, focusing on some less well-known composers alongside numbers from the great American songbook. The programme includes works by William Grant Still, Amy Beach, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Charles Griffes, Henry Cowell, Paul Creston, Philip Glass, John Corigliano, Mark Adamo, Jake Heggie and Craig Urquhart, alongside some favourite songs by Jerome Kern, Harold Arlen, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin.