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mezzo soprano 


“Barron brought incredible poise and expressive weight --

not to mention a thrillingly dark and rich-veined mezzo and

a striking stage presence" (Seen and Heard International)

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In the 2022-2023 season, Fleur has a string of exciting orchestral debuts: Debussy’s La Damoiselle Elue with Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Orchestre de Paris, Berio’s Folksongs with Sir Mark Elder on tour with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Brucker’s Te Deum with Vasily Petrenko and the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Stravinsky's Pulcinella with Barbara Hannigan and the Gothenburg Symphony, Beethoven Missa Solemnis with Thomas Hengelbrock and Balthasar Neumann Ensemble, Berlioz Les Nuits d’Eté and arias from Carmen with the Slovenian Philharmonic, and Mahler's Rückert Lieder with the Orquesta Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias. On the operatic stage, Fleur sings the title role in Kaija Saariaho's Adriana Mater with the San Francisco Symphony under Esa-Pekka Salonen and directed by Peter Sellars; the title role in Hasse’s Marc Antonio e Cleopatra with the NDR Radiophilharmonie, the title role in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with La Nuova Musica for a new disc on the PENTATONE label, Alto soloist in a staged production of Mozart’s Requiem at the Opéra National de Bordeaux, Mallika in Lakme and Bersi in Andrea Chenier for Opéra de Monte-Carlo. On the recital platform, she joins Julius Drake at Het Concertgebouw, MiTO Festival in Milan and Turin, Théâtre de l’Athénée, LIFE Victoria Festival in Barcelona, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Spivey Hall, and Chamber Music Northwest. She joins Kunal Lahiry for recitals at Wigmore Hall and Oxford Lieder, Malcolm Martineau at Snape Maltings.

In The Press


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Recital with Julius Drake


Works by Brahms, Chen Yi, Berg, Ives, Takemitsu, Mussorgsky, Huang Ruo, Alex Ho, Charles Trenet

Théâtre de l'Athenée, Paris

May 15, 2023


Kaija Saariaho, Adriana Mater 

Role: Title Role

Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Director: Peter Sellars

Staged production in Symphony Hall

June 8, 2023

June 10, 2023

June 11, 2023



Multiple chamber music concerts. Repertoire incl. Schubert "Schwanengesang", Brahms op.91 and World Premiere of cycle for voice and string quartet by Kian Ravaei

June 21-July 2, 2023  


"Fleur Barron was the charismatic star, projecting her character's sass but also her sincerity, with a tone that was idiomatically dark and smoky" (The Boston Globe)


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