Art x ATL

Audi Magazine
July 2017

We made our way to one of Atlanta’s hip indoor markets, where we were honored to meet with Jamie Barton, a brilliant operatic performer in town for a performance. I asked her about our shared interest in Dvorak and Mahler, featured on her new album “All Who Wander,” and then asked what the idea of wandering means to her.

Jamie Barton Channels Her Mezzo Superpowers

Opera News
January 2017

Jamie Barton's voice is a vast, enveloping sound,  the sort of thing soprano Carol Vaness calls “a voice that blankets.” This is true whether she is offering a Dvorák song in recital or holding the stage as Waltraute. But nowhere was it more in evidence than at the Glimmerglass Festival last summer. After her opening group of Turina songs, the heavens opened...

Jamie Barton, Singer of The World

What's On Stage
January 2017

Sharing ice tea with Jamie Barton was one of the better things to happen in 2016. In late October, the morning after an ecstatically received Wigmore Hall recital, the American mezzo-soprano spoke to WhatsOnStage about her career and about her forthcoming appearances in two of the Metropolitan Opera's 'Live in HD' cinema relays...

Jamie Barton on All Who Wander

Presto Classical
December 2016

Jamie Barton's double victory at Cardiff Singer of the World in 2013 has to have been one of the most memorable triumphs in the competition's history. Not only did the exuberant Georgia-born mezzo's vivid personality come across equally potently in both operatic and song literature (as well as in tragedy and comedy), but the voice itself proved to be a real force of nature: the thrilling power and amplitude on display heralded the arrival of a great dramatic voice that's sure to make waves in Wagner, Verdi and verismo...