With her flexible and darkly-timbred mezzo-soprano, Joyce DiDonato is the star guest at Sir Simon Rattle’s side during the New Year’s Eve Concert, singing Richard Strauss’s lavishly beautiful orchestral songs. The program also includes works by Dvořák, Stravinsky, Bernstein and Shostakovich and will create the perfect atmosphere for the New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Antonín Dvořák: Carnival; Overture, Op. 92
Igor Stravinsky: Pas de deux from Apollon musagète
Richard Strauss: Die heiligen drei Könige aus Morgenland No. 6, Op. 56; Zueignung No. 1, Op. 10; Morgen No. 4, Op. 27; Wiegenlied No. 1, Op. 41; Müttertändelei No. 3, Op. 43 (Versions for Singing Voice and Orchestra)
Leonard Bernstein: 3 Dance Episodes from On the Town; Take Care of this House
Dmitri Shostakovich: Suite from The Golden Age, Op. 22a