Jennifer Lindshield

Jennifer Lindshield, IDISIM

Jennifer Lindshield, IDISIM

The 2014/15 season brings the role reprise of Lia in Debussy’s L’enfant prodigue and a staged version of Dvorak’s Biblische Lieder with Sakrale Oper Berlin. Ms. Lindshield will also debut the role of Dolly in The Toy Box, a Circus Operetta, which showcases her additional skills on the violin and trapeze. The season also brings the debut of the program Kurt Weill: The Journey to America as part of her Vox Amerika series with the inaugural performance in Berlin and performances in France and New York next season. Engagements in the 2013/14 season included Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion at the Messiah Festival of the Arts in Kansas as well as the debut of her program Vox Amerika at the Mona Bismarck American Center in Paris. An advocate of American composers, Ms. Lindshield brings the American song repertoire to international audiences.

Other recent engagements include the role of Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte with the Bellingham Music Festival, Fanny Legrand in Massenet’s Sapho and the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica with Opera Oggi NY, 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.

On the concert stage, she was the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor with the Wichita Chamber Chorale, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater at St. Gregory the Great NYC, and in Zemlinsky’s Maiblumen blühten überall with the internationally recognized chamber ensemble, Les Alchimistes Berlin.

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 Ed Berkeley, Isabel Milensky, Garnett Bruce and Marie King.

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