Hot new video: Joyce goes Ballroom

Hot new video: Joyce goes Ballroom


norman lebrecht

October 19, 2014

We informed you a couple of weeks back that the irrepressible mezzo Joyce DiDonato was about to appear late at night in a Brooklyn ballroom where no diva foot had ever trod before.

Well, here’s the video evidence – just in.

joyce didonato ballroom

Nothing quite like it since Pierre Boulez threw his rug concerts.


  • Christy says:

    Thank you! What a wonderful video (and singer!). I would leave a correction, however. The Loft Opera company has performed many times in that space.

    There are opera performances like this in similar spaces all over the US (particularly in the cities on or near the two coasts). This, in my opinion, is far more representative of the direction that US opera culture is developing than the Met.