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Tune In: The Philadelphia Orchestra with Joyce DiDonato

Tune in and join us on the evening of Wednesday, March 18—live from Carnegie Hall—as perspectives artist Joyce DiDonato curates a celebration of music from the bel canto era with the Philadelphia Orchestra and other well-known bel canto stars.

Wednesday at 8 PM (EDT): Listen and join the chat

A highlight of Joyce DiDonato’s Perspectives series is this celebration of music from the bel canto era. Curated by the mezzo-soprano, this evening of arias, ensembles, and orchestral selections ranges from Rossini and Bellini to surprising gems by lesser-known composers of the time. Joining The Philadelphia Orchestra is a lineup of well-known bel canto stars: soprano Laura Claycomb, tenor Lawrence Brownlee, and conductor Maurizio Benini.

During tonight's audio broadcast, share your thoughts about the music you're hearing with other listeners in the live webchat, as well as on Twitter using #CHLive. Get the program notes here.

The Carnegie Hall Live series is produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall in collaboration with the WFMT Radio Network.

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Wednesday, March 18 at 8 PM (EST)


The Philadelphia Orchestra
Maurizio Benini, Conductor
Laura Claycomb, Soprano
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-Soprano
Lawrence Brownlee, Tenor


ROSSINI Overture to Aureliano in Palmira
CARAFA "L'amica ancor non torna ... Oh, di sorte crudel" from Le nozze di Lammermoor
DONIZETTI "Una furtiva lagrima" from L'elisir d'amore
DONIZETTI "Prendi, per me sei libero" from L'elisir d'amore
PACINI "Ove t'aggiri, o barbaro" from Stella di Napoli
BELLINI "Oh! quante volte" from I Capuleti e i Montecchi
BELLINI "Ah! mia Giulietta" from I Capuleti e i Montecchi
DONIZETTI "La maîtresse du roi... Ange si pur" from La favorite
ROSSINI "Reidi al soglio" from Zelmira