About

 

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).

Over the past few seasons, Ms. Lindshield has sung over three hundred performances in six countries with SOAP-The Show. The production toured in London, Budapest, Tel Aviv, Melbourne, Utrecht, and in numerous cities in Germany including Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich. An advocate of American composers, Jennifer Lindshield brings the American song repertoire to international audiences with her Vox Amerika series. Her programs, Kurt Weill: destination musique and Inspirations Françaises, have been performed at the Sunset Sunside Jazz Club, the Mona Bismarck American Center, the Château d'Artigny, the Fondation des États-Unis, and the American Cathedral in Paris.

Recent concert performances include Schumann’s Frauenliebe und -Leben, Schubert’s Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, and Spohr’s Sechs Deutsche Lieder with the Festival le chant de la rive. She also performed Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor with the Ensemble Orchestral des Hauts-de-Seine, Zemlinsky’s Maiblumen blühten überall with the chamber ensemble Les Alchimistes Berlin, as well as Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion with the Messiah Festival of the Arts in Kansas.

Past opera engagements include the role of Lia in Debussy’s L’enfant prodigue with Sakrale Oper Berlin, Fanny Legrand in Massenet’s Sapho and the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica with Opera Oggi New York, Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte with the Bellingham Music Festival, and The Bard Laid Bare with American Opera Projects. Jennifer Lindshield 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 with 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. Conductors with whom she has worked include Michael Palmer, James Conlon, Julius Rudel, and Joel Revzen. Her vocal instructors include Diana Soviero and Jennifer Larmore.