Jennifer Forni - Amore/Clorinda/Trio
SopranoPortland Opera Debut
Also from the Northwest is soprano Jennifer Forni who hails from Puyallup, Washington. Her credits include Nannetta in Falstaff and Coryphee in Alceste for Santa Fe Opera. She covered the roles of Kitty in Anna Karenina, Berta in The Barber of Seville and sang 1st Nursemaid in Street Scene at Opera Theatre of St. Louis. At the Maryland Opera Studio she sang Fiordiligi in Così fan Tutte, Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Tatyana in Eugene Onegin. For Oberlin Opera Theatre she sang Mme. Lidoine in Dialogues des Carmelites and Minerva in Orpheus in the Underworld. In concert she was the Soprano Soloist for French Melodies, The Song Continues for the Marilyn Horne Foundation, Knoxville, Summer of 1915 for Oregon Mozart Players and A Sea Symphony for Oberlin Orchestra Musical Union. She graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and received her Masters of Music from the University of Maryland where she was a member of the Maryland Opera Studio. This season she will sing Trio in Trouble in Tahiti, Amore in Il ballo delle ingrate and Clorinda in Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and cover the roles of Mimi in La Bohème, Eurydice in Orphée and Fiordiligi in Così fan Tutte.