UK-based soprano Jennifer is a graduate of the MA Opera Performance course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where she was the grateful recipient of a Leverhulme Scholarship and the Jo and Martin Furber Prize for Opera. Previously, Jennifer read English at Girton College, Cambridge, where she was a choral scholar. She continues to study privately with Arwel Treharne Morgan.
Plans for the 2019/20 season include Flora / The Turn of the Screw for Bury Court Opera and Opera North, Mabel / Pirates of Penzance for Opera Anywhere, Chorus / Belshazzar and Falstaff for The Grange Festival, Bacchis / La Belle Hélène for New Sussex Opera in collaboration with Opera della Luna and a touring production of Handel Messiah with Merry Opera Company. In 2018 Jennifer sang the roles of Patience / Patience and Josephine / HMS Pinafore, both for Opera Anywhere; and Blondchen (cover) / The Abduction from the Seraglio and Chorus / Candide for The Grange Festival. Previous roles include Emmie (cover) / Albert Herring (The Grange Festival); First Boy / The Magic Flute (WNO), Gretel / Hansel and Gretel (Opera’r Ddraig); Cupid / Venus, King Arthur (New Sussex Opera), and Sarah (cover), A Perfect Picnic for Opera on the Run; Jenny / Bel Canto Adventures – My Perfect World (WNO workshops), Adele (cover) / Die Fledermaus (Opéra de Baugé); Vixen, Rosaura and Lucy Lockit in Mr Punch and Me (Richard Burton Theatre), The Nightingale / L’enfant et les sortilèges and Parrot / Pinocchio, (Bute Park Opera); Second Woman and First Witch / Dido & Aeneas (Sforza), Flora / The Turn of the Screw (Hungarian State Opera orchestra); Iphis /Jephtha; Cupid / Venus & Adonis (Sforza); Galatea / Acis and Galatea (Opera’r Ddraig); Iris / Semele and First Boy / The Magic Flute (Hampstead Garden Opera); Tytania / A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opera Links). Recordings include Verdi Macbeth for ENO and Chandos, and The Mummy (2017 film.)
Jennifer is a frequent concert soloist whose engagements include Handel Israel in Egypt (Florilegium / Wimbledon Choral Society), the Bush Christmas Cantata and Mozart Vesperae di Dominica, Schutz Christmas Story with Armonico Consort (Cadogan Hall), Mozart Vesperae di Confessore, Mozart Requiem, Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Brahms Requiem and Handel Messiah. She has also appeared with consort groups such as The Sixteen, Tenebrae, Armonico Consort Soloists and Musica Beata.