September 2016

First recording in collaboration between il pomo d’oro, the conductor Maxim Emelyanychev, and the star mezzosoprano Joyce DiDonato. In War and Peace: Harmony through Music was recorded with Il pomo d’oro under its principal conductor Maxim Emelyanychev. The programme comprises 15 arias divided into two sections: ‘War’ and ‘Peace’. Both contain music by Purcell and Handel – including, to