Jacqueline Barron has been closely associated with the works of Luciano Berio, and performances of Laborintus, Folksongs, A Ronne, Cries of London and Sinfonia have taken her to Milan (La Scala), Los Angeles (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion), New York City (Carnegie Hall), Vienna, Rome, Amsterdam, Switzerland and a tour of Israel, conducted by the composer. She has recorded Sinfonia in Paris with Pierre Boulez and with Semyon Bychkov and the Orchestre de Paris.

"Jacqueline Barron sang the text with stylistically appropriate clarity and commitment"
BBC Music magazine

Other contemporary work includes Brian Ferneyhough's Transit (broadcast on BBC Radio 3), James MacMillan's Busqueda (QEH) and works by Steve Reich at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall (all with London Sinfonietta). In 2017 she performed Mark Simpson's piece The Immortals at the BBC Proms (London Voices/BBC Philharmonic Orchestra) and Stockhausen's Stimmung (40th anniversary performance) at the Barbican (with Gregory Rose/Singcircle) to great critical acclaim, a piece she has also performed in Lisbon, the City of London Festival and at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Stimmung performance at the Barbican with vocal sextet 'Singcircle'