A Big Band Christmas Jam
12/11/21 at 08:00pm
American soprano Angel Blue (Redlands alum '05) has performed with the Berliner Philharmoniker, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Münchener Philharmoniker, Israel Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera House, Wiener Staatsoper, Semperoper Dresden, Teatro alla Scala Milan, Seattle Opera, San Francisco Opera, Frankfurt Opera, and at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Theater an der Wien, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Seoul Arts Center, Edinburgh International Festival, and the Bregenz Festival.
Her operatic roles include Violetta (La traviata), Mimì (La Bohème), Micaëla (Carmen), Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), Helena (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Liù (Turandot), Manon (Manon), Contessa Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Giulietta and Antonia (Les Contes d'Hoffmann), Dido (Dido and Aeneas), and Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), while on the concert platform she sings Strauss's Vier letzte Lieder, Mahler’s Symphony No 2, Peri in Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri, Beethoven 9th Symphony, Zwei Lyrische Gesange by Franz Shreker, and Verdi’s Requiem.
During the Christmas season of 2017 she shared the stage with Thomas Quasthoff for seasonal concerts at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. In the 2018-2019 season, Ms. Blue will sing Musetta in the Metropolitan Opera's revival of La Bohème, and she will make a series of debuts; Carneige Hall with the American Symphony Orchestra, Mimi in La Bohème at the Canadian Opera Company, and as Violetta in La Traviata at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.
Angel Blue is the CEO & founder of the non-profit organization "Sylvia's Kids.” The Sylvia's Kids Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of inner city youth by providing monetary scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors who will continue their studies. For more information visit sylviaskids.org.