Soprano Jennifer Lindshield has been described as having a voice that is "nothing short of spectacular" (Broadway World) and "there is no dispute about the skill on display". (Evening Standard)
The 2017/18 season brings continued performances of SOAP to London and Füssen after performances the last two seasons in Munich, Hannover, Essen, Berlin, Budapest, Tel Aviv, Holland, and Australia. Other performances this season include Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor with the Ensemble Orchestral des Hauts-de-Seine in Courbevoie, and Kurt Weill: destination musique, Berlin / Paris / New York at the Château d'Artigny in Montbazon, France. The program was performed last season at the Sunset Sunside Jazz Club and the American Cathedral in Paris as part of the Vox Amerika series. An advocate of American composers, Ms. Lindshield brings the American song repertoire to international audiences. Other recent past performances in her Vox Amerika series include Inspirations Françaises at the Mona Bismarck American Center and the Fondation des États-Unis in Paris.
Recent concert performances include Frauenliebe und -Leben with the Festival le chant de la rive in St. Pol de Leon, Zemlinsky’s Maiblumen blühten überall with the chamber ensemble Les Alchimistes Berlin, Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion with the Messiah Festival of the Arts in Kansas. Recent opera engagements include the role of Lia in Debussy’s L’enfant prodigue with Sakrale Oper Berlin, Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte with the Bellingham Music Festival, The Bard Laid Bare with American Opera Projects, and she made her Carnegie Hall debut with the role of Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Pacific Opera.
Notable recognitions include the Arizona Opera Young Artist scholarship award and regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She performed in the Aspen Music Festival as both a violinist in the Sinfonietta and as a soprano with the Aspen Opera Theatre Center. Ms. Lindshield holds degrees in Voice and Violin Performance from Wichita State University and in Opera Performance from Arizona State University. Notable conductors with whom she has worked include Michael Palmer, James Conlon, Julius Rudel, and Joel Revzen. Directors with whom she has worked include Isabel Milensky, Marie King, Garnett Bruce, and Ed Berkeley.