Fearless: Chrystal E. Williams and Camila Titinger

Sunday 7 November 2021

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Songs by, for, and about women who break the rules.

Celebrating a new production of Carmen on Opera North’s mainstage, American singer Chrystal E. Williams (singing Carmen) and Brazilian-Italian soprano Camila Titinger (playing the role of Micaëla), perform songs of rebellion, change and determination.

Expect jazz, spiritual and popular song as well as classical and opera for this Sunday afternoon special.


Handel Lo t’abbraccio, Rodelinda (excerpt)
Margaret Bonds The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Margaret Bonds Troubled Water
Clara Schumann Liebeszauber
Clara Schumann Die stille Lotosblume
Rossini “Una voce poco fa”, Barbiere di Siviglia
Puccini “Tu che di gel sei cinta”, Turandot
arr Hall Johnson Spirituals
Villa-Lobos Melodia sentimental
Villa-Lobos Cancao do amor
Mozart “Prendero quell brunettino”, Cosi fan tutte

Start time

Approx 1 hour with no interval

Digital programme

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About the artists

Camila Titinger

Camila Titinger is an Italian-Brazilian soprano. She was recently a member of the Centre Perfeccionament Plácido Domingo at Les Arts in Valencia. In 2018 she was invited to perform with Domingo in concerts in Ljubljana, Strasbourg, and Boston. In 2019 she made her UK debut as Donna Anna Don Giovanni (Garsington) and represented Brazil in the final of the Cardiff Singer of the World competition. She makes her Opera North debut this season as Micaela in Carmen.

Chrystal E. Williams

Chrystal E. Williams is an American mezzo-soprano, born in Portsmouth, Virginia. She made multiple house debuts in the 2020-2021 season, including at Minnesota Opera as the Stewardess in Jonathan Dove’s Flight, and Seattle Opera and Pittsburgh Opera as Rebecca Parker in Charlie Parker’s Yardbird, a role she created with Opera Philadelphia and has since sung with numerous companies both in the US and UK. She makes her Opera North debut this season in the title role of Carmen.


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Fearless: Chrystal E. Williams and Camila Titinger

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