Opera in the Park: soprano Angela Brown

Opera in the Park

August 4, 2022: Host Christa Wessel welcomes soprano Angela Brown to the Roger O. Doyle performance studio for a special preview of Portland SummerFest‘s 2022 Opera in the Park!


Soprano Angela Brown has graced the leading opera and symphonic stages across six continents. Her voice has been the inspiration for groundbreaking, new works by American opera and symphonic composers. She is co-host of the award-winning podcast Melanated Moments in Classical Music and founder of Morning Brown, Incorporated, a nonprofit with the mission of bridging the gap between accessible, live-music programs and historically excluded audiences.

Her vocal artistry is featured on the two-time Grammy Award® winning recording “Ask Your Mama.” She sang the lead role in Tosca in 2018 at Opera in the Park.

Learn more at angelambrown.com.


Portland SummerFest presents Opera in the Park has brought free opera to more than 50,000 Oregonians since the first performance of The Barber of Seville in 2003. It repeatedly draws the largest crowds of the Washington Park Summer Concert Series.

Audiences of all ages and backgrounds come to Washington Park to enjoy this unique contribution to the cultural life of Portland. Presented in concert format with full orchestra and lively narration, these concerts have introduced thousands of Portlanders to the world of opera and been avidly attended by a growing number of loyal fans.

Learn more at operaintheparkportland.org.

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