Silvie Jensen, Soloist Intensive Instructor
“Marvelous,” “elegant,” “beautiful”—so has the New York Times described mezzo-soprano Silvie Jensen. Ms. Jensen has appeared recently with the San Francisco Symphony, as alto soloist in St John Passion, as the Nurse in Boris Godunov, and as alto soloist in the Bach Magnificat. Ms. Jensen has recently been engaged with Lyric Opera of Chicago and San Francisco Opera in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, with Island City Opera and the Mendocino Music Festival; with American Chamber Opera in Chicago as Carmen; with One World Symphony as Olga in Eugene Onegin, and has premiered new operas with Riverside Opera, Stonington Opera House, at the Ostrava Days Festival the in Czech Republic, and at the Carolina Chamber Music Festival. 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 made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall singing St. Matthew Passion with Ivan Fischer and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. She also appeared at Carnegie Hall as the alto soloist in Handel's Messiah with Musica Sacra. She 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 Humanist Society in Philadelphia. Her solo album Who Is Silvie? is available on iTunes. Visit www.silviejensen.com for more information.
Silvie is an alumna of SFGC and is delighted to be teaching with the Soloist Intensive for the second year.