Many of you may have been watching the Grammy Awards over the weekend. What you missed in the primetime CBS broadcast is the Grammy Award being presented for Classical Solo Performance. That was among the awards not handed out on TV from the Staples Center. The award went to Prairie Village native and international opera star Joyce DiDonato for her performance Diva Divo. She performs alongside the Kansas City Symphony at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts next month. If you weren’t able to secure a ticket, don’t fret. The performance is being recorded to run nationally on PBS as part of the summer arts series this July. KCPT recently began production on the documentary “Homecoming” which will be featured in the PBS Arts special.
Here’s a behind the scenes look at the making of Diva Divo: