The 2020 Titus Art Tune Recitalists, Treble Angel Blue and also Pianist James Baillieu, Prepare to Dazzle Dallas


Friday, January 3, 2020

Call: Suzanne Calvin 214.4431014

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The Dallas Opera is Proud to Existing

Treble Angel Blue

The 2020 Robert E. and also Jean Ann Titus

Art Tune Recitalist

Gone Along With by Pianist James Baillieu


One Efficiency Just:

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at 2: 00 p.m.

Moody Efficiency Hall

AT & T Carrying Out Arts Facility

Dallas, TX


Art Tracks by Rachmaninoff, Mozart,

Richard Strauss, Jake Heggie and also Ruperto Chapí

DALLAS, JANUARY 3, 2020– The Dallas Opera is enjoyed offer the internationally-acclaimed American treble Angel Blue, come with by distinguished South African pianist James Baillieu, in this period’s Robert E. and also Jean Ann Titus Art Tune Recital on January 26, 2020 at 2: 00 p.m. in Moody Efficiency Hall at the AT & T Carrying Out Arts Facility, Dallas, Texas.

The stunning Ms. Blue, that thrived in her season-opening celebrity turn at New york city’s Metropolitan Opera this loss, will certainly carry out a recital program containing tunes, arias and also romanzas by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Jake Heggie, Ruperto Chapí, and also Richard Strauss– also a favored spiritual or 2.

This one-time-only efficiency is kindly financed by the Titus Family members to recognize and also sustain their moms and dads’ love of art tunes via online, public efficiencies including much of the finest interpreters on phase today.

“We are proud to present these remarkable artists in such an intimate setting,” describes Ian Derrer, The Kern Wildenthal General Supervisor and also Chief Executive Officer of The Dallas Opera, “enabling music lovers to experience their artistry on such an engaging level. Angel’s warmth and excitement—as well as her flair with crossover repertoire—will surely capture the heart of the Dallas community.”

The opera globe is humming concerning Angel Blue’s critically-acclaimed representation in the title duty of Gershwin’s Porgy and also Bess, the only opera to have its routine expanded throughout its Metropolitan Opera run, in modern-day times. The New york city Times composed: “as Bess, the sumptuously voiced soprano Angel Blue is radiant, capturing both the pride and fragility of the character.”

Ms. Blue’s efficiency, contrary Eric Owens as Porgy, will certainly be experienced, worldwide, on February 1, 2020, as component of the acclaimed “Live in HD” collection from the Met. Added mainstage efficiencies of this brand-new manufacturing have actually been added February 4, 12 and also 15, 2020.

Press for Angel Blue

  • “…a superb singer…flawless. Her upper vocal work had a particularly glitzy shine and there was a freshness to her singing which lasted through the whole evening.”– Opera Brittania
  • “…with a gorgeous face and a luminous smile, she offers a voice of pure cream, shimmering and rich throughout her range and sheerly voluptuous from pianissimo to fortissimo.”– The Onlooker (New York City City)
  • “The beauty queen with the voice of an angel.”– The Mail (U.K.)
  • “one of the outstanding voices of her generation”– The Financial Times

Tickets for the Sunday mid-day Titus Art Tune Recital on January 26, 2020 are $15 to $25 and also can be acquired online at, or, by calling the pleasant experts in The Dallas Opera Box Office at 214.4431000


Ms. Blue made a well-known duty launching as Floria Tosca at the Aix-en-Provence Event last July. Previously last period, Ms. Blue made her launching at the Royal Concert Hall, Covent Yard as Violetta Valery in La traviata, after which she went back to the Teatro alla Scala in Milan in the exact same duty. She has actually additionally been commended for efficiencies at the Vienna State Opera, Semperoper Dresden, San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera, Cinema an der Wien, Oper Frankfurt, and also San Diego Opera, among others. Interactions for the 2019-2020 Period include her look in last summertime’s Ravinia Event, her November launching at the Hamburg State Opera as Mimi, and also a go back to the Seattle Opera this springtime in the exact same duty.

Ms. Blue shows up two times this period with the Philly Band: in efficiencies of Beethoven’s Harmony No. 9 under Songs Supervisor Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and also together efficiencies of Porgy and also Bess under the baton of Marin Alsop. Following March, she will certainly show up together contrary Thomas Hampson at the Royal Concert Hall, Muscat; along with in recital with James Baillieu in Lebanon’s Al Bustan Event in Beirut.

Vital instrumental interactions have actually consisted of Porgy and also Bess at the Berlin Philharmonic with Sir Simon Rattle, Mahler’s Harmony No. 2 with the Munich Philharmonic under the baton of Zubin Mehta, and also Verdi’s Requiem in Sydney, Australia with Oleg Caetani. She has actually additionally sung Strauss’s Vier Letzte Lieder (“Four Last Songs”) and also Beethoven’s Harmony No. 9 with the London Philharmonic Band, and also Beethoven’s Harmony No. 9 with the Cincinnati Harmony under Songs Supervisor Louis Langree.

The shapely and also friendly Ms. Blue is a previous version and also model (Miss Hollywood 2005 and also first jogger up for Miss The Golden State 2006). Maturing, she played guitar, piano and also alto sax in her family members’s church set. Angel Blue’s papa was a classically-trained scripture vocalist and also opera enthusiast that directly assisted her music education and learning.

She was a 2009 finalist in Operalia and also a victor of various other significant songs honors early in her specialist opera job.

Together with her music tasks, Angel Blue is committed to the assistance of central city young people. She is the owner of the charitable company Sylvia’s Children Structure, a company that is committed to aiding America’s teens proceed their researches in either a profession institution, area university, or four-year college once they have actually finished secondary school. The SKF scholarship honor is offered each year in the month of May. To find out more concerning Sylvia’s Children Structure browse through


The “prodigiously gifted pianist” James Baillieu, defined by Classic Resource as “the leader of the new generation of accompanists,” is a reward champion of the Wigmore Hall Tune Competitors, Das Existed International Tune Competitors, and also the Kathleen Ferrier and also Richard Tauber Competitions.

Mr. Baillieu has actually provided his very own collection at the Wigmore Hall with Adam Pedestrian, Jonathan McGovern, Ailish Tynan, Tara Erraught, Henk Neven, Iestyn Davies, Allan Clayton and also Mark Padmore, to name a few. This collection was shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Culture’s Chamber Songs and also Tune Honor for a superior payment to the efficiency of chamber songs and also track in the UK throughout2016 Current cooperations consist of looks with Benjamin Appl, Kathryn Rudge, Jamie Barton, Markus Werbe, and also Lise Davidsen.

James takes pleasure in collaborating with young artists and also is a Teacher at the Royal Academy of Songs, an instructor for the Jette Parker Youthful Musician Program at the Royal Concert Hall, a program leader for the Samling Structure, and also is head of the Tune Program at the Atelier Lyrique of the Verbier Event Academy. He is additionally Global Tutor in Piano Enhancement at the Royal Northern University of Songs.

It’s little marvel that The Daily Telegraph (UK) declared Baillieu an artist “in a class of his own.”

Previous Titus Recital musicians have actually consisted of Nadine Sierra, Ian Bostridge, Simon O’Neill, Frederica Von Stade & Jake Heggie, Michael Fabiano, and also Matthew Polenzani, come with by a host of sensational timeless artists: Julius Drake, Wenwen Du, Bryan Wagorn and also Terence Dennis.



Among the leading opera business in the nation, The Dallas Opera has a phenomenal heritage of first-rate manufacturings and also thrilling premieres including the best orchestral musicians of our time. Inaugurated in 1957 with a performance including the matchless Maria Callas, TDO is understood for the remarkable UNITED STATE launchings of a host of epic musicians consisting of Plácido Domingo, Dame Joan Sutherland, Jon Vickers, Franco Zeffirelli, and also Sir David McVicar. The firm has actually long been a sector leader and also trendsetter via groundbreaking campaigns like the Hart Institute for Female Conductors, complimentary public simulcasts, well-known art track recitals, the nationwide singing competitors, unique performances, and also superior family members and also acclaimed education and learning programs. TDO’s house is the Margot and also Expense Winspear Concert Hall, a gem in the Dallas Arts Area. As one of the biggest executing arts companies in North Texas, TDO is happily devoted to variety, onstage and also off, and also is a significant factor to the financial vigor and also global social credibility of this area.


The Nancy A. Nasher and also David J. Haemisegger Family Members


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Texas Instruments; the City of Dallas Workplace of Arts and also Society;

The Texas Compensation on the Arts and also the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

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All efficiencies in The Dallas Opera’s 63 rd International Period will certainly occur in the Margot and also Expense Winspear Concert Hall at the AT & T Carrying Out Arts Facility, unless or else shown. Evening efficiencies will certainly start at 7: 30 p.m. and also Sunday matinees start at 2: 00 p.m. unless or else specified. English translations will certainly be predicted over the phase at every efficiency and also support is offered for the hearing damaged.

The Delight and also Ronald Mankoff Pre-Opera Talk will certainly start one hr before drape at a lot of efficiencies. Complete and also Flex registrations are created to fulfill the demands of every spending plan. Rates vary from simply $57 (for 3 efficiencies of your option) to a leading band flooring rate of $777 for all 5 mainstage manufacturings. Solitary tickets are valued from $19 to $289 (a couple of box seats might be greater). For extra info or to make your acquisition, telephone call 214.4431000 or browse through