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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Upcoming Performances

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DEC 3, 2022

Judge at the Laffont Competition

Michigan District

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Jan 20, 22, 2023

Madama Butterfly

Palm Beach Opera

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Feb 11, 2023

Audition Weekend Masterclass

Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music

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Feb 13, 2023

Recital

Gamble Auditorium

Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music

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FEB 2023

Artist in Residence

Baldwin Wallace College Conservatory of Music

Berea, OH

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MAR 22, 2023

Opera Stars Concert

Cambier Park, Opera Naples

Naples, FL

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"Tacea la notte placida" from 'Il Trovatore' by Giuseppe Verdi

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Critical Acclaims

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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Critical Acclaims

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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