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France, Jennifer (soprano)
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Jennifer France (soprano)

Jennifer France graduated from the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music, where she won many prizes, including the prestigious Patron’s Award that resulted in her solo recital debut at Wigmore Hall, and was awarded the Principal’s Prize at graduation in 2013 for exceptional all-round studentship. She has been awarded the Bruce Millar/Gulliver Singing Prize in Glasgow and the Song Prize at the Hampshire Singing Competition. She is currently studying with Lillian Watson.

Roles as a student have included Héro (Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict), Sandrina (Haydn’s L’infedeltà delusa), Lisetta (Haydn’s La vera costanza), Madame Herz (Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor), Papagena (Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte), Adele (Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus) and Zerbinetta (Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos). Further engagements have included First Niece (Britten’s Peter Grimes) for Opera North, Marzelline (Beethoven’s Fidelio) for Garsington Opera at Wormsley and at the Winterthur Festival, Le Feu/Le Rossignol (Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Marjory (Charlotte Bray’s Making Arrangements) for Tête-à-Tête Opera, and Esmeralda (Smetana’s The Bartered Bride) for British Youth Opera. Jennifer has an extensive concert repertoire, performing in venues including the Royal Albert Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, St John’s Smith Square, King’s Place, The Sage, Gateshead, and Wigmore Hall.

Jennifer France won the Loveday Song Prize at the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Awards.

Albums
'Debussy: Songs, Vol. 3' (CDA68016)
Debussy: Songs, Vol. 3
Buy by post £10.50 CDA68016  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Hyperion monthly sampler – October 2014' (HYP201410)
Hyperion monthly sampler – October 2014
HYP201410  Download-only monthly sampler  
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Aimons-nous et dormons, L7 (Debussy)
Au long de ces montagnes douces  First line to La romance d'Ariel, L58 (Debussy)
Caprice, L6 (Debussy)
Couronnés de thym et de marjolaine  First line to Les Elfes, L25 (Debussy)
Devant le ciel d'été, tiède et calmé  First line to Regret, L59 (Debussy)
Elle avait de beaux cheveux, blonds  First line to L'archet, L22 (Debussy)
Fête galante, L31 (Debussy)
Il dort encore, L34 (Debussy)
La lune se levait, pure, mais plus glacée  First line to Musique, L54 (Debussy)
La romance d'Ariel, L58 (Debussy)
L'archet, L22 (Debussy)
Las! Colombine a fermé le volet  First line to Sérénade, L29 (Debussy)
Le bon Pierrot, que la foule contemple  First line to Pierrot, L30 (Debussy)
Le ciel d'hiver, si doux, si triste, si dormant  First line to Paysage sentimental, L55 (Debussy)
Le lilas, L36 (Debussy)
Le zéphyr à la douce haleine  First line to Rêverie, L3 (Debussy)
Les baisers, L9 (Debussy)
Les Elfes, L25 (Debussy)
Les roses, L28 (Debussy)
Lorsque le ciel de saphir est de feu  First line to Les roses, L28 (Debussy)
Musique, L54 (Debussy)
Ô floraison divine du lilas  First line to Le lilas, L36 (Debussy)
Oh! quand la Mort, que rien ne saurait apaiser  First line to Souhait, L18 (Debussy)
Paysage sentimental, L55 (Debussy)
Pierrot, L30 (Debussy)
Plus de fois, dans tes bras charmants  First line to Les baisers, L9 (Debussy)
Quand je baise, pâle de fièvre  First line to Caprice, L6 (Debussy)
Regret, L59 (Debussy)
Rêverie, L3 (Debussy)
Romance, L53 (Debussy)
Sérénade, L29 (Debussy)
Si j'étais le Zéphyr ailé  First line to Zéphyr, L19 (Debussy)
Silence ineffable de l'heure  First line to Romance, L53 (Debussy)
Souhait, L18 (Debussy)
Voilà Silvandre et Lycas et Myrtil  First line to Fête galante, L31 (Debussy)
Zéphyr, L19 (Debussy)
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