Jacqueline Bruce Bio (en)
American soprano Jacqueline Bruce enjoys an international career spanning the genres of opera, oratorio and chamber music. This past summer, the soprano appeared as Madame Lidoine in Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites with Sakrale Oper Berlin. Ms. Bruce began her career as a principal soloist with the Staatsoper Stuttgart performing several lead and supporting roles such as Servilia in La clemenza di Tito, Aloysia in Masaniello furioso and Euridice in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo among others. Other opera credits include: Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte with Festa Lirica Italiana, Micaëla in Carmen with St. Petersburg Opera, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with the Martina Arroyo Foundation, Juliette in Roméo et Juliette with Opera Company of Brooklyn, Flora Bervoix in La Traviata with Opera Tampa, Eurydice in Orphée et Eurydice with the Festival Lyrique-en-Mer, Norina in Don Pasquale with Taconic Opera, and Nedda in I Pagliacci with Festa Lirica Italiana.
Jacqueline Bruce can be heard on the Naxos recording of Tony Caruso’s Final Broadcast, an opera by Paul Salerni. The soprano has won prestigious awards including First Prize at the Classical Singer Magazine Competition. The soprano was also honored in Germany & France as a Star of Tomorrow by the arte television channel and was featured in a video portrait.
Equally at home on the concert stage, Jacqueline Bruce is known for her commitment to exploring and performing a vast array of repertoire. Ms. Bruce has performed in concert with Ocala Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey State Opera, American Modern Ensemble, the American Music Festival, Summer Stars of Ocean Grove, Borderless Song of Toronto, Forecast New Music, Festival Lyrique-en-Mer, the Vermont Festival of the Arts, and the Chamber Music Society of Philadelphia. The soprano has appeared on the great stages of Carnegie Hall, the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, Lincoln Center, Great Auditorium of Ocean Grove, St. Petersburg Palladium, The Kaye Playhouse, and Carol Morsani Hall of Tampa.
This Fall, the soprano looks forward to an international recital tour, as well as singing her first Mimì in Puccini’s La bohème with Düsseldorf Lyric Opera this Spring. Later in the season, Ms. Bruce sings Older Alyce in the European premiere of Tom Cipullo’s *Glory Denied with Amici Arts Berlin. Jacqueline Bruce holds a Master of Music from Curtis Institute and a Bachelor of Music from Eastman School of Music.