Jasmine Habersham

American soprano Jasmine Habersham is a versatile and dynamic performing artist whose voice has been hailed as “exquisite” by Broadway World and possessing a “well-controlled, silvery tone [with] an alluring presence” by Opera Today. Last season, she returned to Minnesota Opera as Sarah Ruth in Edward Tulane, performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, the Dallas Symphony, and sang Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Mercer-Macon Symphony, débuted as Sophie in Werther with Houston Grand Opera, brought her celebrated Gilda in Rigoletto to Utah Opera, made her role début as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro with Madison Opera, and returned to The Glimmerglass Festival as Almirena in Rinaldo. Habersham embarks on an exciting 2023-2024 season making her role début as Juliette in Roméo et Juliette with Opera San Jose. She then reprises her Gilda in Rigoletto in her return to Atlanta Opera, sings Frasquita in Carmen in her début with the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, takes her Pamina in Die Zauberflöte to Nashville Opera, and joins Central City Opera as Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance. Additionally, she is in concert with multiple orchestras: the Fresno Philharmonic for Mahler’s 4th Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony for Carmina burana, and Symphoria for a concert of operatic excerpts.

Recent seasons have included many exciting company and role débuts for Ms. Habersham. She returned to Atlanta Opera for her role début as Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare, made her company début with Opera North (UK) as Gilda in Rigoletto, appeared as The Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel with Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, returned to Madison Opera for her role début Euridice in Orpheus in the Underworld, and joined The Glimmerglass Festival as Mimi in Tenor Overboard and Mary in Holy Ground. Additionally, she has performed in Opera in the Park Online with Madison Opera, performed as a Company Player with The Atlanta Opera as The Girl in Der Kaiser von Atlantis and Micaëla in Threepenny Carmen, made her début with Seattle Opera as Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and sang Nannetta in Falstaff with Berkshire Opera.

Other notable engagements include Pip in Moby Dick with Opera San Jose and Utah Opera, Katie Jackson in the world premiere of Joel Puckett’s The Fix with Minnesota Opera, Clara in Porgy and Bess with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Adina in L’elisir d’amore with the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice, Pamina in The Magic Flute with Opera Theatre of St. Louis: Opera on the Go, Papagena in Die Zauberflöte with Cincinnati Opera, Yum-Yum in the The Mikado with Kentucky Opera, Esther in Intimate Apparel with Cincinnati Opera Fusion, and Clara in Porgy and Bess with Utah Festival Opera. She has also performed the roles of Papagena in The Magic Flute and an Apparition in Macbeth at The Glimmerglass Festival.

Ms. Habersham has performed as a featured soloist in numerous concert productions including Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater, Schubert’s Mass in G, Bach’s B Minor Mass, Handel’s Messiah, and Duke Ellington’s Concert of Sacred Music.

A finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition, Jasmine is well-versed as a crossover artist in opera and musical theatre. She has performed the roles Edith in The Pirates of Penzance with The Atlanta Opera, Susannah in The Musical: Tintypes with Janiec Opera Company, and Pearl in Morning Star with Cincinnati Opera Fusion. She has won numerous awards including 2nd Place in the 2018 Southeast Regional Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, The Strauss Award in the National Orpheus Competition, the John Alexander Memorial Award from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and the Young Artist Guild Award from Central City Opera.

Ms. Habersham has participated in several esteemed young artists programs including with The Glimmerglass Festival, Central City Opera, Kentucky Opera, and the Brevard Music Center. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance at Shorter College and her Master of Music and Artist Diploma from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

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