Regnava nel silenzio: Lucia di Lamermoor (G. Donizetti)
Jennie Moser, soprano
Marika Yasuda, piano
“Amazingly agile high soprano” (The Bloomington-Herald Times) Jennie Moser is rapidly gaining experience and attention as an exciting up and comer in the opera world. Her most recent roles include Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, and Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos, both with Indiana University Opera Theater under the baton of Arthur Fagen. Other performance credits with Indiana University include the role of Niece 1 in Peter Grimes and appearing as the soprano soloist in Mendelssohn’s Psalm 42.
Additional roles include Amy March in Little Women, Madame Silberklang in The Impresario, and Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro, all at Northwestern University. In 2016, Ms. Moser was part of the Janiec Opera Company at the Brevard Music Center, where she sang the role of Erste Dame and covered Die Königin der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte. Ms. Moser also received training at the Aspen Music Festival and School as a member of the Aspen Opera Center, where she performed scenes from The Rape of Lucretia, Our Town, and Le nozze di Figaro.
Particularly comfortable and adept at interpreting contemporary works, Ms. Moser had the privilege of performing as the soprano soloist in Augusta Read Thomas’s Of Being is a Bird with the Indiana University New Music Ensemble. She also appeared with conductor Donald Nally as the soprano soloist in Morton Feldman’s Rothko Chapel, and as the soprano soloist in the world premiere of David Lang’s A House.
An veteran of the competition circuit as well, Ms. Moser received an Encouragement Award in both 2017 and 2018 from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the Indiana District. Ms. Moser completed her Master of Music Degree in Vocal Performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and completed her Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance at Northwestern University. She is also a highly successful graphic designer and is the founder of creative studio, Jennie Moser Design.