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Seattle Opera.

Jamie
Barton

Songs of Summer with Jamie Barton

Jonathan Easter, Piano | Available thru July 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM

This recital has expired and is no longer available.

Following her “dazzling” (The Seattle Times) Seattle Opera debut as Fenena in 2015’s innovative Nabucco, American mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton has garnered international acclaim in an array of powerhouse leading roles at many of the world’s most-loved opera houses. Her passionate advocacy for LGBTQIA openness and acceptance makes Barton a fabulously well-suited artist for the “Pride” edition of our “Songs of Summer” Recital Series.

Focusing on universal themes related to our shared quarantine experience, Barton's program features French and English art songs, as well as American standards by Harold Arlen, Leonard Bernstein, and Irving Berlin.

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The partner organization for this recital is Northwest African American Museum. NAAM, a leading voice for social justice, as well as Black culture, art, and heritage in the Pacific Northwest, is collaborating with other Black museums across the U.S. to launch a new website in honor of Juneteenth. We encourage you to learn more at blkfreedom.org.

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Add to Calendar 6/18/2020 7:00:00 PM 6/18/2020 8:00:00 PM America/Vancouver Songs of Summer with Jamie Barton Summer Songs with Jamie Barton Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 7:00 PM. After her “dazzling” (The Seattle Times) Seattle Opera debut as Fenena in 2015’s Nabucco, American mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton has garnered acclaim in major roles around the globe. Her passionate advocacy for LGBTQIA openness and acceptance makes Barton a fabulously well-suited artist for the “Pride” edition of our “Songs of Summer” Recital Series. This recital has expired and is no longer available.

Video work by Bill Mohn and Jess Cusick. Photo by BreeAnne Clowdus. The video of this performance will expire July 2, 2020 at 6:59 PM.