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Jamie Barton, Mezzo-soprano and James Baillieu, Piano


Thursday, October 6, 2016, 8:00 PM EDT


Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall


This concert is available as part of the Concert Classics Series, or add it to a Make Your Own Series.  To subscribe, please call 609-258-2800.  Single tickets are now on sale online only.  They will go on sale everywhere else on September 7, 2016.

Single Tickets:  A $50  B $40  C $25 – save 10% off single tickets by adding this concert to a Make Your Own Series.  Students with valid ID, $10

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About the Event

A young mezzo from Georgia is currently taking the world by storm, and her name is Jamie Barton. Sporting a nose ring and an ebullient smile, Barton summons a tone that has earned her comparisons to many of the mid-20th century greats—and indeed, the magnificent Marilyn Horne called a recent recital “one of the greatest I’ve ever heard.” Just this year she won the prestigious Richard Tucker Award, an honor conferred annually on a rising American star that places her in the lineage of Renée Fleming and Joyce DiDonato. But as her voice becomes a staple in large opera houses, we are thrilled to invite her into the more immediate and personal setting of Richardson Auditorium to ring in opening night of Princeton University Concerts’ 2016-2017 mainstage series! She brings us a program of late Romantic lieder, a wonderful showcase for her richly detailed instrument which the Los Angeles Times calls “the darkly creamy lager that poured forth from altos of yore.”


Jamie Barton will appear on the PERFORMERS AS TEACHERS series
Friday, October 7, 2016 at 12:30PM
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Come peek behind the scenes as Jamie Barton coaches talented Princeton students.  This event is free and open to the public.

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JOAQUIN TURINA Songs from Homenaje a Lope de Vega
ANTONIN DVORAK  Cigánské melodie, Op. 55
CHARLES IVES  Select songs
JEAN SIBELIUS  Select songs

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