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 had an alluring presence” by Opera Today. The 2021-2022 season features many exciting company and role debuts for Ms. Habersham. She returns to Atlanta Opera for her role debut as Cleopatra in Handel’s Giulio Cesare, makes her company debut with Opera North (UK) as Gilda in Rigoletto, appears as The Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel with Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and returns to Madison Opera for her role debut Euridice in Orpheus in the Underworld. In recent seasons 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 debut with Seattle Opera as Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and sang Nannetta in Falstaff with Berkshire Opera. During the COVID-affected 2019-2020 season, Ms. Habersham was slated to appear as Calaveras 2 in Frida with The Atlanta Opera, to return to Minnesota Opera as Sarah Ruth in Edward Tulane, and to make her debut with the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona as Frasquita in Carmen.
Other notable recent 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, and 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.