Forum

Jennifer Parker

The Operosa Forum is dedicated to promoting dynamic classical music and opera talent

Jennifer Parker

Singer/Mezzo

Jennifer completed her Masters with Distinction at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2015, studying with Antonia Sotgiu and Louise Winter. Whilst at college, she performed the roles of Valencienne (The Merry Widow) and Jenny (Company), in addition to a variety of concert appearances including Bernard Rands’ Walcott Songs and performances with the RNCM Jazz Collective.

Since graduation Jennifer has performed with a range of prestigious companies; most notably Opera Holland Park, Wexford Festival Opera, Longborough Festival Opera, Manchester Opera Ensemble, Buxton Festival, and the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival. Furthermore, she has premiered works at the North West New Music Festival, with the International Opera Theater in Umbria, as well as participating in the Young Artist Platforms of both the Helios Collective and Bury Court Opera. Jennifer has also been fortunate enough to appear in public masterclasses with Sarah Connolly, Juanjo Mena, David Poutney and Mark Wigglesworth.

Additionally Jennifer is a keen recitalist and most recently returned from a concert series in Lithuania. She has also performed numerous oratorios; namely Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Verdi’s Requiem, Jenkins’ The Armed Man, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Bach’s Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater.

Jennifer is a current student of Anthony Roden.

Forthcoming engagements include performances as Iolanthe, Edith and Mad Margaret (Cover) with the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, and as Thurza (The Wreckers) for Arcadian Opera.