Why Art Matters In The Midst Of Chaos

“In the midst of chaos, I find peace by loving,” Joyce DiDonato says. “I love, and that gets me out of the situation.”

DiDonato joined NPR’s Ari Shapiro to discuss this newest recording, a project she hopes will be a force for healing. “Music, because it goes to the heart and bypasses the brain, can put people in a position to hear another point of view, to be less afraid of it,” she says. Hear their full conversation at the audio link.