Watch two exclusive videos of Joyce DiDonato performing at Wigmore Hall with Antonio Pappano

One of the biggest events of the classical calendar last year was Joyce DiDonato's solo recital, with conductor Antonio Pappano on the piano. Tickets sold out like hot cakes – but we have two exclusive videos of the intimate concert for you to enjoy…

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It was the concert that everyone was talking about – one of the world's greatest mezzo-sopranos in a solo recital with one of the world's best conductor-pianists, at one of the world's most prestigious venues.

Of course, it sold out in a matter of minutes.

But fear not! Classic FM has two exclusive videos from inside the intimate performance for you to watch right here:

Lazy Afternoon

This American classic by Jerome Moross is from the musical The Golden Apple . Sit back, close your eyes and let Joyce and Tony paint a picture of a hazy summer's day…

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Joyce DiDonato and Antonio Pappano – Lazy Afternoon

One of the world's greatest mezzos performs live at Wigmore Hall

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Life Upon the Wicked Stage

And Joyce and Tony brought the house down with this comic song…

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Joyce DiDonato and Antonio Pappano perform Life Upon the Wicked Stage

A live performance from Wigmore Hall

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Need to hear more? The whole concert was recorded and the album – called (what else?) 'Joyce and Tony' is available now – including from iTunes and Amazon