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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.


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