Abbotsholme Arts Society
Saturday 30 November, 2019 7:30 pm
Jeni Bern is a lyric soprano of exceptional versatility. She has a “beautiful, clear and confident voice” and combines her superb musicianship with excellent acting skills and a vibrant personality. A graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and the Opera School of the Royal School of Music, she has won many major awards and prizes, including a Wingate Scholarship and the prestigious President Emerita Award. She is also a Samling Artist. Recent highlights include Lilli Vanessi/Katherine in Kiss Me Kate (directed by Jo Davies), Susie Trevor in Lady Be Good at the Teatro de la Zarzuela (directed by Emilio Sagi) and Fiordiligi in Phelim McDermott’s production of Così fan tutte for English National Opera. As an accomplished oratorio and concert artist, Jeni is in demand with leading conductors and choral societies throughout the UK and Europe.
Her programme includes art songs, lieder and operatic arias, with a little extra for St Andrew’s Day.
This concert is in memory of Margaret A Spooner