Soprano Jennifer Rowley is acclaimed worldwide for her unforgettable voice and remarkable stage presence.

Soprano Jennifer Rowley is acclaimed worldwide for her unforgettable voice and remarkable stage presence, singing a richly varied repertoire that includes many of opera's greatest heroines. The past several seasons have taken Ms. Rowley to new audiences across the globe. During the 2021/22 season, she made her house debut at Opéra de Rouen in her signature role of Leonora in Verdi's Il Trovatore in a modern production directed by Clarac and Deloeuil’s ‘Le Lab’, with a highly praised cinema and television broadcast across France. She returned to the Semperoper Dresden to star as the title role of Puccini's Tosca, and reprised her critically celebrated Amelia Grimaldi in Verdi's Simon Boccanegra at Opernhaus Zürich. Ms. Rowley also made her house and role debut as Hannah Glawari in Lehár's The Merry Widow at Palm Beach Opera, for which critics raved about her performance of the famous ‘Vilja Lied’ writing that it “should be placed among the greatest performances of this aria.”

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JUL 13, 2023


Plácido Domingo, tenor

Bayerische Staatsoper



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Critical Acclaims

Madama Butterfly at Palm Beach Opera

Palm Beach Daily News

“Rowley was powerful as Cio-Cio-San, receiving enthusiastic applause for her performance of “Un bel di vedremo.” She portrayed an intentional Butterfly and avoided conveying an ingénue. She sang with feeling and conviction, sailing through her high notes and blossoming in the second act.” Palm Beach Daily News “Rowley has sung Tosca, Aida and other classic roles. But until Friday night,…

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The Versailles Gala DVD


“Rowley is very fine, revealing a big, rich, dramatic voice, more naturally suited, perhaps, to the Trovatore Leonora than to Violetta, though the long lines of ‘Dite alla giovine’ are beautifully sustained. Adriana Lecouvreur’s ‘Io son l’umile ancella’ is graciously done, and she really throws herself into Chimène’s ‘Pleurez, pleurez mes yeux’ from Massenet’s Le Cid with great intensity.” Gramophone…

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Beethoven’s Missa solemnis with the Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Inquirer

“ … the quartet was an imposing mass of high-vibrato sound, framed at the top by Rowley’s formidable soprano … Heard from the balcony, the soloists somehow created an acoustic that, in softer entrances, seemed to well up from an alternate world — a reminder that such alternative worlds are there for the finding.” The Philadelphia Inquirer “Nézet-Séguin went for…

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Merry Widow at Palm Beach Opera

South Florida Classical Review

“Soprano Jennifer Rowley, as Hanna Glawari, descended a massive staircase on the beautiful set, originally designed for the Utah Symphony and Opera, with a strong and even voice. She later received enthusiastic applause after her performance of “Vilja,” which should be placed among the greatest performances of this aria. Rowley floated effortlessly on the high notes, giving the audience divine…

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