Twitter Buzz: Joyce El-Khoury thrills as Pauline in Donizetti’s rare masterpiece Les Martyrs

Last night, Soprano Joyce El-Khoury sang at Royal Festival Hall (London, UK) in a rare performance of Donizetti’s Les Martyrs under the baton on maestro Sir Mark Elder. The opera was led by Joyce in the role of Pauline and tenor Michael Spyres in the role of Polyeucte. Here’s the first impression from the twitterverse! What a night! In the week leading up to this performance, the performers recorded the work.

*photo credit: Opera Rara