Opera Star Jamie Barton On Drama, Spirituality In Verdi’s “Requiem”

Opera Star Jamie Barton On Drama, Spirituality In Verdi’s “Requiem”

City Lights
November 2017

Since her big wins at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition in 2013, Atlanta has watched mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, bloom into international fame. Thursday and Saturday nights, Barton is back in Atlanta, singing with her hometown “band” – the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, with Maestro Donald Runnicles conducting

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...