“It’s hard to find adjectives superlative enough to describe her voice: huge and sumptuous, but with such broad possibilities of color that the singer can chill the blood with just a glint of steel in the tone. Lurching, heaving and writhing nonstop, she looked as if she might any moment explode out of sheer malevolence.” New York City audiences have another chance to experience Jamie Barton’s Jezibaba at the Met’s Summer HD Festival, and audiences around the world can see her Fricka in cinemas in 2018/19.
The legendary mezzo-soprano opens up about storytelling, breaking through standard fach boundaries, and the magic of Julie Andrews.
"A worthy winner of this prize...rich and luscious." Jamie Barton appears in the annual star-studded gala at Lincoln Center.