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.
"All I've Ever Known"
Artist's website: jenniferdawnhines.com