HGO Studio Alumna Jamie Barton Wins Prestigious Cardiff Award
Jamie Barton as Giovanna in Rigoletto
Photo by Felix Sanchez, courtesy of Houston Grand Opera.
Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, a Studio member at Houston Grand Opera for two seasons, has won the prestigious Cardiff Singer of the World Competition in Wales. This is in addition to already winning
Barton will be back in Houston in 2014 to sing the Fricka role in Das Rheingold https://www.houstongrandopera.org/Site/tickets/calendar/view.aspx?PerfId=2302 in Houston Grand Opera's first foray into Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle.
Here's an example of what she can do with a role, and why her voice has become so acclaimed:
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