Mezzo-soprano (Nurse)

In recent seasons, mezzo-soprano Silvie Jensen (Nurse) has appeared at Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, American Chamber Opera in Chicago, Island City Opera, and One World Symphony. She has created and performed new works at London’s Barbican Centre with Ornette Coleman, Teatro Comunale di Ferrara with Meredith Monk, and Carnegie Hall with Philip Glass. Ms. Jensen won second place in the 2014 Oratorio Society of New York Solo Competition, and made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall in 2014. This season she makes her debut with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players and at the Mendocino Music Festival. She has commissioned and premiered works composed for her, and has appeared in recital in New York at Weill Recital Hall, Steinway Hall, Symphony Space, Americas Society, Liederkranz Club, the Stone, Bonhams, Nicholas Roerich Museum, the Cell Theatre, and at the Ethical Society of Philadelphia. She has made recordings for the ECM, London, Koch, Helicon, MSR Classics, Sono Luminus, and Soundbrush Records labels. A professional member of the SFS Chorus, she made her Symphony solo debut in 2015 and appeared most recently in May performing J.S. Bach’s Magnificat in the SFS Chorus concert.

(June 2018)

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