A native of California, soprano Angel Joy Blue’s voice has been recognized for its shining and agile upper register, “smoky” middle register, and beautiful timbre. She has performed internationally and won numerous awards.
Her 2013-14 season was filled with many successes as Musetta in La Boheme with the English National Opera, American Lulu (Lulu) at the Bregenz and Edinburgh Festivals and the Young Vic, London with the Opera Group and Scottish Opera, a recital with the Rosenblatt Recital Series at Wigmore Hall, Verdi’s Greatest Hits with the Santa Barbara Symphony, debut with the Festival Cultural Alfonso Ortiz Tirado in Alamos, Mexico, the Verdi Requiem with the Cincinnati Symphony, and AIDS-Gala Düsseldorf. She will also be featured on the South Bank Show hosted by Lord Melvyn Bragg and the South Bank Masterclass, which will air on June 19, 2014 on Sky Arts TV in the United Kingdom. She can also be seen on DVD in San Francisco Opera’s 2008 production of Porgy and Bess conducted by John DeMain directed by Francesca Zambello and Opera Frankfurt’s 2012 production of Götterdämmerung conducted by Sebastian Weigle.
In Vienna she performed the Female Chorus in the Rape of Lucretia and Giuletta in the Tales of Hoffmann at Theatre an der Wien directed by Academy Award wining director William Friedkin. In Berlin, Porgy and Bess as Clara with the Berlin Philharmonic under the direction of Sir Simon Rattle. In Munich she sang the soprano role in Mahler’s 2nd Symphony conducted by Zubin Mehta, and in Florence, Italy she sang the soprano role in Carmina Burana at the Nelson Mandela Forum.
Miss Blue was a finalist in Operalia 2009, receiving 1st place in the Zarzuela competition, and 2nd place in the Opera competition. Angel was honored to be a part of the 17th Annual Verbier Festival in Verbier, Switzerland where she sang in concert sponsored by Rolex in July 2010.
Learn more about Angel and her schedule on her website.