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Classical-crossover soprano, Barbara Padilla will release "Ave Maria" as her first single for the Christmas season, on November 28th. "Ave Maria," released by Moon Moosic Records, will be available exclusively on iTunes. Fans first heard Barbara Padilla perform this beloved Christmas song during her competition on "America's Got Talent." Her soaring vocals prompted unanimous praise and a standing ovation from the judges. Piers Morgan said, "The whole of America is going to remember where they were when they heard you sing that song because tonight, tonight a superstar was born on this show." "It doesn't matter what one's musical tastes are, because music goes beyond language," said Sharon Osbourne. "I bow down to you, I bow down to you as a survivor, as a woman I adore you."
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Barbara Padilla set for 'Santa Rosa de Lima' benefit / Las Cruces Sun-News
The runner-up of "America's Got Talent" Season 4 will sing on the Plaza de Las Cruces on Thursday, May 24, to benefit a local church. Barbara Padilla, a Mexican-American operatic soprano who finished second on "America's Got Talent" in 2009, will perform a 12-piece concert along with the Las Cruces Symphony and conductor Lonnie Klein to raise funds for the Santa Rosa de Lima Catholic Church. ...
Barbara Padilla is WHLI - Artist of the Week
Vibrant classical crossover soprano Bárbara Padilla dazzles audiences with her powerful, transcendent voice and turns timeless songs into enchanting adventures that ignite the imagination, exhibit her extraordinary operatic technique and make joyful hearts dance. Celebrated globally as "America's Angel," her vocal performances resonate with the healing energy of music. Painting pictures of human r...
Barbara Padilla interview with Classic 107 Winnipeg
Bárbara Padilla's has been characterized in the press as a "golden-voiced singer" by PEOPLE Magazine, "The greatest single vocal performance we've ever had on the show" said Piers Morgan as judge on 'America's Got Talent', and "Padilla is the best the show had to offer" – Entertainment Weekly. The Mexican singer recently released a collection of Spanis...
Barbara Padilla on Great Day Houston / Watch the Segment
Bárbara Padilla's self-titled debut album is a collection of layered pieces of instrumental music mingled with lyrics and hints of some of Bárbara's favorite arias, classical compositions and pop songs. The album was recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios (with the London Symphony Orchestra) and famed Capitol Records studio in Los Angeles, California. The album is produced by ...
KPCC: Pasadena - Take Two / Tuesday Reviewsday: Barbara Padilla
Classically trained soprano Bárbara Padilla was ready to conquer the musical world with her music. Then she was diagnosed with Stage-4 cancer/Hodgkin's Lymphoma. After recovering from chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant in the middle of finishing a graduate degree in music at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music, her family encouraged the songstress to audition for...
Barbara Padilla / Houston Chronicle feature
Barbara Padilla finished as the Season 4 runner-up on "America's Got Talent," where fans connected as much with her operatic voice as her survival story. The fantastical sequence of life events seems ripe for a movie script or even a miniseries. The classical crossover soprano was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 1996 while attending the University of Guadalajara's School of Mus...
Barbara Padilla / Music Connection review
In the spirit of Paul Potts and Susan Boyle, the miraculously voiced Mexican/American soprano Barbara Padilla-runner up on Season 4 of America's Got Talent-gives it a glorious go with a lushly produced debut that is equally artistic in its ambitions and accessible and infectious as an adult contemporary listening experience. With a top flight sound crew that includes the late Phil Ramone and Al Schm...