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Jamie Barton Returns to Vocal Arts

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J. A. Hasse, Marc'Antonio e Cleopatra, J. Barton, Ars Lyrica Boston
Charles T. Downey, Vocal Arts D.C. celebrates 25th anniversary with fine performances (Washington Post, October 17)
Vocal Arts D.C. is celebrating its 25th anniversary in style. After a knockout season opener by Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton gave a well-rounded recital at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater on Thursday evening. The Georgia native’s voice continues to grow, and her musical sense of how to shape a phrase with sensitive rubato is expanding right along with it.

Barton’s big, juicy tone is matched now with an ability to float lighter high notes, heard right from the first striking phrase of Joaquín Turina’s “Homenaje a Lope de Vega,” Op. 90. In these three songs, mostly in the stark style of dramatic recitatives, Barton had the presence to hold musical attention... [Continue reading]
Jamie Barton (mezzo-soprano) and Bradley Moore (piano)
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Mahler 4 with BSO (2015)
Menotti, The Last Savage, Santa Fe Opera (2011)
Vocal Arts Society debut (2009)
Monteverdi, Il Ritorno di Ulisse, Wolf Trap Opera (2009)

1 comment:

Gary said...

I love Hasse! Ich liebe Hasse!