Artist's website: www.janeredding.com
"All I've Ever Known"
Career highlights have included the title role in LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR with New Orleans Opera, Nashville Opera, Pensacola Opera, and Opera Southwest; Gilda in RIGOLETTO with Virginia Opera, Nevada Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera Naples, and Pensacola Opera; Zerbinetta in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, Cunegonde in CANDIDE, Tytania in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Mary Warren in THE CRUCIBLE, Nannetta in FALSTAFF, and Lauretta in GIANNI SCHICCHI with Des Moines Metro Opera;
“To sum up: Lucia went crazy, and Nashville went crazy for Lucia. Redding’s Lucia in deepest delirium served up some of the most delicious singing yet heard from that stage. It was so enchanting, so visually seductive, that it was almost scary.”
Rosina in IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA with New Orleans Opera, Virginia Opera, Opera Grand Rapids, Lyric Opera of San Antonio, and Des Moines Metro Opera; Violetta in LA TRAVIATA with Mobile Opera; Marie in THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT with Knoxville Opera; Adina in L'ELISIR D'AMORE with Virginia Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera Naples, Pensacola Opera, and Nevada Opera; Norina in DON PASQUALE with Pensacola Opera and Opera Southwest; Liu in TURANDOT with Opera Grand Rapids; Zerlina in DON GIOVANNI and the Forest Bird in SIEGFRIED with New Orleans Opera; Susanna in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO and Poppea in Handel's AGRIPPINA with Virginia Opera; Pamina in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE with Nevada Opera and Pensacola Opera; Lisette in LA RONDINE with Chautauqua Opera; Musetta in LA BOHÈME and Zerlina in DON GIOVANNI with Opera Southwest; Adele in DIE FLEDERMAUS with Pensacola Opera; Yum-Yum in THE MIKADO with Nevada Opera; the Queen of the Night in THE MAGIC FLUTE, Baby Doe in THE BALLAD OF BABY DOE, and Nannetta in FALSTAFF with Baton Rouge Opera; Monica in THE MEDIUM at New York's Kaye Playhouse; and Laurey in OKLAHOMA! with Augusta Opera. Concert highlights have included the Queen of the Night with the National Symphony Orchestra; OPERA CONCERTS in China with both the Shanghai Opera Orchestra and the Shenzhen Orchestra; the RACHMANINOFF VOCALISE and Strauss's VOICES OF SPRING with the Jacksonville Symphony; the MOZART REQUIEM and Mahler's FOURTH SYMPHONY with the Baton Rouge Symphony; THE CREATION and the BRAHMS REQUIEM with the Northwest Florida Symphony; CARMINA BURANA with the Hartford Symphony, the Charleston Symphony, and the Shreveport Symphony; and Handel's MESSIAH with the Pensacola Symphony.