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Jamie Barton

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New York CityOrfeo ed Euridice

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Mark Wigglesworth; Mark Morris; Metropolitan Opera; Allen Moyer; Isaac Mizrahi; Jamie Barton; Hei-Kyung Hong

New York CityAmerican Composers Orchestra: New England Echoes

Purrington, Ives, Aucoin
American Composers Orchestra; George Manahan; Jiji; Jamie Barton

London2003: Fantasy and revolution

2003: Fantasy and revolution
Widmann, Ravel, Beethoven
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Dima Slobodeniouk; Jamie Barton

New York CityMaria Stuarda

Donizetti: Maria Stuarda
Maurizio Benini; Sir David McVicar; Metropolitan Opera; John Macfarlane; Diana Damrau; Jamie Barton

ReykjavikDie Walküre

Wagner: Die Walküre
Alexander Vedernikov; Julia Burbach; Icelandic Opera; Christopher Ventris; Unknown; Ólafur Sigurdarson; Claire Rutter
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San Francisco Opera offers a dark, powerful Rusalka

Rachel Willis-Sørensen (Rusalka) and Kristinn Sigmundsson (Vodník) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
Both vocally and instrumentally the performance  was a high-class one
****1
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Atlanta Opera presents Dead Man Walking

Jamie Barton (Sister Helen Prejean) and Michael Mayes (Joseph De Rocher) © Jeff Roffman
Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking is credited as being the most performed 21st-century opera, and with good reason.
****1
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A powerful performance of Verdi's Requiem from Pappano

Sir Antonio Pappano © ROH | David Bebber
Perhaps feeling that the drama and emotion of the Ring Cycle wasn't enough for one year, Antonio Pappano assembled a strong quartet and deployed the ROH's forces in a powerful, moving performance of Verdi's Messa da Requiem.
****1
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The San Francisco Ring: Episode IV – A New Hope

Daniel Brenna (Siegfried), Stacey Tappan, Renée Tatum and Lauren McNeese (Rhinemaidens) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
The world is gloriously redeemed in the gripping final installment of San Francisco Opera's Ring cycle.
*****
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Valkyries parachute into San Francisco

Iréne Theorin (Brünnhilde) and her Valkyrie sisters © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
San Francisco Opera's Die Walküre overcame a disappointing first act, winning the audience over with excellent singing and playing and impressive stage effects.
****1
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