Jennifer S. Greene
Jennifer S. Greene, soprano holds Master of Music and Bachelor of Music Degrees from the Mannes College of Music, where she was a recipient of the Michael Sisco Opera Award. Recent performances included the role of Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro with One World Symphony and Fanny in Rossinis La Cambiale di Matrimonio with Rockland Opera Society, Inc., for which the Rockland Press stated that Jennifer S. Greene has a pure voice that melts the heart.
Roles performed with the Mannes Opera Department include Marie (La Fille du Regiment), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Lucia di Lammermoor, Zdenka (Arabella), Gilda (Rigoletto), Blonde (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Pousette (Manon), and Tisbe (La Cenerentola). In 2001& 2002, Ms. Greene was a Young Artist with the Intermezzo Opera Development Program in Windsor, CT where she performed the roles of Sister Constance in Dialogues of the Carmelites under the baton of Steven Crawford and Miss Silverpeal in Mozarts Impresario, in addition to scenes as Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier and Laurie in The Tenderland. In 2000, Ms. Greene also performed in aria and scene concerts throughout Italy with the Centro Studi Italiani Opera Program.
Ms. Greene has been heard in recital throughout the country. Venues include the Russian Consulate, The Spanish Institute, The Union Club, The Conductor's Club, The Mannes College of Music, the CUNY Graduate Center, the Hartt School of Music, The Lake Placid Institute for the Arts and Humanities, and the Aspen Music Festival.
Ms. Greenes numerous early music and oratorio performances include Handels Messiah with the Monmouth Civic Chorus & Orchestra under Mark Shapiro, Bachs Christmas Oratorio and Magnificat, the roles of Amour (Images of Versailles) and Innocence (Ordo Virtutum) with the Mannes Camerata, and Bach Cantatas with the Mannes Bach Festival and the Mannes Baroque Chamber Players. Other concert appearances include Carmina Burana with the Middletown City Chorale and Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with One World Symphony.
An enthusiastic supporter of new music, Ms. Greene has performed in World and American Premieres of many pieces. She has been praised by New Music Connoisseur for her mood-setting fragility in the November 2003 world premiere performance of Sean Hickeys Sagesse with One World Symphony under the baton of Sungjin Hong.
Greenes recent appearances include a recital at the College
of Staten Island.