Jamie's debut solo album, All Who Wander, is out now on Delos Music
Jamie's summer included a "first-rate Fenena" (The Guardian) in her Royal Opera House Covent Garden debut, and her Glimmerglass Festival debut as Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible. The Albany Times Union wrote, "As her voice leaps across the extremes of range and emotions, Barton remains solid as a rock." The New York Times wrote, "The mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, whose voice is majestically plush yet somehow always articulate, even conversational, made much of Elizabeth’s hurt and dignity."
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The Richard Tucker Music Foundation named Jamie the 2015 winner of the Richard Tucker Award, often called the “Heisman Trophy of Opera." Described as a “once-in-a-generation voice” by Foundation President Barry Tucker, Jamie has joined an incredible legacy of Richard Tucker Award Winners, including such luminaries as Renée Fleming, Lawrence Brownlee, Stephanie Blythe, David Daniels, Angela Meade and Joyce DiDonato.
The New York Times Classical Music Editor Zachary Woolfe joined Jamie as she recorded her first solo album, rehearsed a new role at the Metropolitan Opera, and performed at the Greene Space. Woolfe calls Jamie "a leader of a new generation of opera stars" and Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb says, "Hopefully, there won't be a season she won't sing at the Met."
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