Better off dead Better off dead

I have a horrible confession. I’ve always judged the quality of an opera largely on the number of dead characters at the finale.

on November 21, 2022 at 11:32 AM
Back to the future Back to the future

After putting a hiatus on their awards in 2020 and 2021 (for reasons that are all too well-known to all of us), the Richard Tucker Foundation Gala returned on Sunday evening November 13 honoring soprano Angel Blue the 2022 Award winner.

on November 15, 2022 at 12:03 PM
Send me an Angel Send me an Angel

Soprano Angel Blue has been named the winner of the 2022 Richard Tucker Award.

on May 06, 2022 at 12:15 PM
Playing with ‘Fire’ Playing with ‘Fire’

With composer Terence Blanchard and librettist Kasi Lemmons‘ incendiary Fire Shut Up in My Bones, the Met makes long overdue history and Will Liverman ascends to superstardom.

on September 28, 2021 at 1:01 PM
La Bohème La Bohème

Performance from October 2, 2017: Alexander Soddy conducts Angel Blue (Mimì), Brigitte Kele (Musetta), Dmytro Popov (Rodolfo), Lucas Meachem (Marcello), Duncan Rock (Schaunard), David Soar (Colline), Paul Plishka (Benoit/Alcindoro).

on April 10, 2021 at 11:19 AM
Out of the Blue Out of the Blue

Bess is clearly Angel Blue’s part—set in the richest and most shimmering upper middle portion of her voice, and optimally suited to her persona.

on March 07, 2020 at 12:10 PM
All I cared about was Bess All I cared about was Bess

Opera’s latest superstar, Angel Blue, in a compleat and enthralling portrayal, gloriously sung and rivetingly acted.

on September 23, 2019 at 10:57 PM
“Madame is the greatest star of them all” “Madame is the greatest star of them all”

“What happens when that music no longer comes easily, or when the public’s attention shifts elsewhere?”

on July 05, 2019 at 2:13 PM
Whenever you cough Whenever you cough

Ardent Angel Blue will jump into performances vacated by the collapsible Sonya Yoncheva at La Scala.

on February 27, 2019 at 10:52 AM
Follies! Follies! Follies! Follies!

New York has neon, Berlin has bars, but, ah! Parigi!

on April 17, 2018 at 4:22 PM
A voice that must be heard A voice that must be heard

At the center of the Met’s revival of Puccini’s La bohème, one found the rich and layered talent of Angel Blue.

on October 04, 2017 at 9:33 AM