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Hearing Jackie Evancho in the Age of Donald Trump

Hearing Jackie Evancho in the Age of Donald Trump Collo Qu Y DANA GorzelANY- moStAK Hearing Jackie e vancho in the Age of Donald t rump During a 14 December 2016 Today Show appearance, sixteen- year- old Jackie evancho proudly announced that she would perform the national anthem at Donald t rump’s inaugural ceremony, unleashing a maelstrom of both adulation and criticism from both sides of the political spec- trum. Fans framed her acceptance of the invitation as a testament to her patriotism and ability to transcend party lines, while detractors (and cyberbullies) derided her as sellout, has- been, puppet, and pawn. From others on social media, the response was “Jackie who?” in 2010 Jackie evancho captured the hearts of viewers across the nation with her per - formance of Puccini’s aria “o mio babbino caro” on the fifth season of America’s Got Talent (AGT). t aking home second place, the ten- year- old classical crossover singer soon after embarked on a meteoric rise to international stardom. She released a handful of chart-topping CDs; collaborated with numerous pop and classical artists, including t ony bennett and Plácido Domingo; performed solo concerts at elite venues, including Avery Fisher Hall; and made high-pr ofile appearances for dig- nitaries, world leaders, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Music University of Illinois Press

Hearing Jackie Evancho in the Age of Donald Trump

American Music , Volume 35 (4) – May 1, 2018

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University of Illinois Press
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1945-2349

Abstract

Collo Qu Y DANA GorzelANY- moStAK Hearing Jackie e vancho in the Age of Donald t rump During a 14 December 2016 Today Show appearance, sixteen- year- old Jackie evancho proudly announced that she would perform the national anthem at Donald t rump’s inaugural ceremony, unleashing a maelstrom of both adulation and criticism from both sides of the political spec- trum. Fans framed her acceptance of the invitation as a testament to her patriotism and ability to transcend party lines, while detractors (and cyberbullies) derided her as sellout, has- been, puppet, and pawn. From others on social media, the response was “Jackie who?” in 2010 Jackie evancho captured the hearts of viewers across the nation with her per - formance of Puccini’s aria “o mio babbino caro” on the fifth season of America’s Got Talent (AGT). t aking home second place, the ten- year- old classical crossover singer soon after embarked on a meteoric rise to international stardom. She released a handful of chart-topping CDs; collaborated with numerous pop and classical artists, including t ony bennett and Plácido Domingo; performed solo concerts at elite venues, including Avery Fisher Hall; and made high-pr ofile appearances for dig- nitaries, world leaders,

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American MusicUniversity of Illinois Press

Published: May 1, 2018

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