Joyce DiDonato
Colbran, the Muse
Virgin Classics

3 star rating
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Having made her name in Rossini, DiDonato devotes her latest album to arias inspired by the composer’s wife, the soprano Isabella Colbran. The American diva’s many fans will enjoy this succession of vocal ornaments and roulades, despatched with enough style, character and glowing timbre to mask the technical pyrotechnics.

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