HGO Studio Alumna Jamie Barton Wins Prestigious Cardiff Award
Photo by Felix Sanchez, courtesy of Houston Grand Opera. Jamie Barton as Giovanna in Rigoletto
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: