A Big Year for Emily D’Angelo
A Mezzo-Soprano with a Curatorial Flair
WORDS BY ARLAN VRIENS & MICHAEL ZARATHUS-COOK
BERLIN — MUSIC — Issue 8
If you’re looking for an introduction to Canadian mezzo-soprano Emily D’Angelo, you’ll find her on some of the most celebrated international opera stages: The Met, La Scala, or the Royal Opera House. You might also find her in a recital in Salzburg, Prague, or at Carnegie Hall. But after treading these storied paths to opera stardom, D’Angelo’s debut album enargeia (Deutsche Grammophon) presents a carefully curated statement of an altogether distinctive artistic vision. Fascinated by connections between the ancient past and the emerging present, D’Angelo populated enargeia with over 900 years of music, ranging from the 12th-century Hildegard von Bingen to the trending 21st-century composers...
Emily D’Angelo by Mark Pillai.© Styled by Esther Perbandt.
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