April 2016

In War & Peace

Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
il Pomo d'Oro | Maxim Emelyanychev

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’. The album also contains three world premiere recordings: a ‘War’ aria from Andromaca by the Neapolitan composer Leonardo Leo (1694-1744), and two ‘Peace’ arias, from the operas Attila and Attilio Regolo, by another Neapolitan, Niccolò Jommelli (1714-1774).



— 60th annual GRAMMY Award Nomination: Best Classical Solo Vocal Album (2017)
— CHOC Classica 2016
— 5 Diapasons 2016
Gramophone Magazine, Editor's Choice, November 2016
— Gramophone Awards, Winner - Recital 2017
— ECHO Klassik Awards 2017, Winner
Opera, Recording of the Month, January 2017