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Meade & Barton
in Concert

Friday, October 23 at 7:30 PM at McCaw Hall


Fresh from acclaimed performances at the Met and Carnegie Hall, two world-class singers return to Seattle Opera! After their electrifying McCaw Hall debuts in Verdi's Il trovatore (Meade) and Nabucco (Barton), the two powerhouse sopranos return alongside pianist John Keene to treat Seattle audiences to a thrilling night of live performance. The mixed-genre program will feature a variety of favorite opera arias and rarities to showcase their unique vocal abilities. One night only!

Critical Acclaim

A once-in-a-generation voice, a born communicator, a deeply compassionate human being with so much to give to audiences—Jamie Barton is an artist whose time truly has come.”

Opera Magazine

When we listen to Meade, we begin to know the sound of golden age singing.”

Opera Today


About the Artists

Angela Meade

Hometown: Centralia, WA
Seattle Opera Debut: Leonora, Il trovatore (’19)
Recently: Ermione, Ermione (Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli); Aida, Aida (Gran Teatro del Liceu); Soloist (Rossini Opera Festival)
Upcoming: Imogene, Il Pirata (Fondazione Teatro Massimo di Palermo); Anna Bolena, Anna Bolena (La Asociacion Bilbaina de Amigos de la Opera)

Jamie Barton

Hometown: Rome, GA 
Seattle Opera Debut: Fenena, Nabucco (‘15)
Recently: Orfeo, Orfeo ed Euridice (Metropolitan Opera); Jezibaba, Rusalka (San Francisco Opera); Azucena, Il trovatore (Lyric Opera of Chicago)
Upcoming: Léonor, La favorite (Houston Grand Opera); Elisabetta, Maria Stuarda (Metropolitan Opera); Brangäne, Tristan und Isolde (Santa Fe Opera)

John Keene

Chorusmaster; Pianist (Lancaster, PA)
Seattle Opera Debut: Chorusmaster, Fidelio (’12)
Previously at Seattle Opera: Chorusmaster, Rigoletto (’19), Cinderella (’19); Pianist, Three Singing Sisters (’19)
Upcoming: Pianist, concerts with Melody Wilson and Angela Brown; Chorusmaster, La bohème (Seattle Opera); Judge, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

Last Updated: December 2019

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Main Image: Jamie Barton © Bree Anne Clow; Angela Meade © Faye Fox | Photos: © Rozarii Lynch; © Philip Newton