"All I've Ever Known"
Artist's website: jenniferdawnhines.com
Career highlights have included a debut with the Metropolitan Opera as both Fourth Naked Virgin and Alto Soloist in MOSES UND ARON, conducted by James Levine; Flosshilde in DAS RHEINGOLD with Washington National Opera and Seattle Opera; Rossweisse in DIE WALKÜRE and Flosshilde in GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG with Seattle Opera; Schwertleite in DIE WALKÜRE with Seattle Opera and Hawaii Opera Theatre; Mercedes in CARMEN, Third Lady in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, Siren in RINALDO, and Isabel Wentworth in THE
"Contralto Jennifer Hines has a voice that is sonic butterscotch, dark and buttery, thick yet pliable, and she has the acting skills to match."
MOTHER OF US ALL with New York City Opera; Hermia in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Mercedes in CARMEN with Milwaukee's Florentine Opera; Bertarido in RODELINDA with Portland Opera; Suzuki in MADAMA BUTTERFLY with New York City Opera, Atlanta Opera, Florentine Opera, Opera Grand Rapids, Nashville Opera, Opera Tampa, and Dicapo Opera Theatre; the title role in CARMEN with Annapolis Opera, West Bay Opera, and Longview Opera; Maddalena in RIGOLETTO with Palm Beach Opera; Carilda in Handel's ARIANNA IN CRETA with Gotham Chamber Opera; Olga in EUGENE ONEGIN with Opera Festival of New Jersey; Hermia in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and the Voice of Antonia's Mother in LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN with Aspen Opera Theatre; and the American premiere of Phillip Glass's WHITE RAVEN with the Lincoln Center Festival. Concert highlights have included the title role in CARMEN with the New Jersey Philharmonic; Suzuki in MADAMA BUTTERFLY and Cherubino in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO with the New Jersey Symphony; Page in SALOME with the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Slatkin; Mezzo-Soprano in Janacek's THE DIARY OF ONE WHO VANISHED with New York's Bard Festival; Prokofiev's ALEXANDER NEVSKY with the Reno Philharmonic and the San Antonio Symphony; de Falla's EL AMOR BRUJO with the Florida Orchestra and the Toledo Symphony; Mahler's THIRD SYMPHONY with the Sarasota Orchestra; the VERDI REQUIEM with the Hartford Symphony and the Richmond Symphony; Beethoven's MISSA SOLEMNIS with the National Philharmonic; Beethoven's NINTH SYMPHONY with the Philadelphia Orchestra; MESSIAH with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony, the New Mexico Symphony, and the American Bach Soloists; Mendelssohn's ELIJAH with the Cathedral Choral Society; Bernstein's JEREMIAH SYMPHONY with the Cascade Music Festival; Bach's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO and SAINT LUKE PASSION with the Washington Bach Consort; featured artist with the Marlboro Music Festival; and an OPERA GALA with the New Haven Symphony. Her discography includes the title role in Astor Piazzola's MARIA DE BUENOS AIRES on the Koch label.