American soprano Jasmine Habersham is a versatile and dynamic performing artist. She most recently performed the role of Papagena in The Magic Flute (Cincinnati Opera), Yum Yum in the The Mikado (Kentucky Opera), Esther in Intimate Apparel (Cincinnati Opera Fusion), and Clara in Porgy and Bess (Utah Festival Opera). She has also performed the roles of Papagena in The Magic Flute and as 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, and Duke Ellington’s Concert of Sacred Music.
As a finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition, she is well versed as a crossover artist in opera and musical theater. She has performed the roles Edith in The Pirates of Penzance (Atlanta Opera), Susannah in The Musical: Tintypes (Janiec Opera Company), and Pearl in Morning Star (Cincinnati Opera Fusion)She has won numerous awards including an Encouragement Award (Southeast MONC), The Strauss Award (National Orpheus Competition) John Alexander Memorial Award (CCM), and the Young Artist Guild Award (Central City Opera).
In past summers, Ms. Habersham has participated in several young artists programs including the Glimmerglass Festival, Central City Opera, Kentucky Opera, and the Brevard Music Center.
As a graduate student at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Habersham has performed the roles Despina (Cosi fan tutte), Norina (Don Pasquale), Mrs. Julian (Owen Wingrave), and covered the role of Zerlina (Don Giovanni).
Jasmine received her bachelor’s degree in vocal performance at Shorter College and her master’s and artist diploma from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.