"Shannon Jennings was a vision..."
- George B. Parous, Pittsburgh in the Round
Praised by The Washington Post for her dramatic intensity and vocal ability, soprano Shannon Jennings’ 2018-19 season includes Micaëla in Carmen with Annapolis Opera, Iseut in Le vin herbé in a co-production with Wolf Trap Opera & Washington Concert Opera, and singing as a Filene Artist at Wolf Trap Opera as Argentine in Merlin’s Island and Girl in Der Kaiser von Atlantis. During the summer of 2019, Ms. Jennings made her debut with the National Symphony Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra as the soprano soloist in ADVENT by Michael Giacchino. In fall 2019, Ms. Jennings will join Virginia Opera for a concert celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Dominion Energy Center and returns to Annapolis Opera to make her title role debut in Tosca.
19 July 2018
Feature: Opera America Magazine
Ms. Jennings can be seen in Opera America's feature on Pittsburgh Opera's event "A Song o Thrones". The event, in March, was a fashion show displaying couture items from local designer Diana Misetic and medieval pieces from the company's costume shop.
26 April 2018
Interview: "Elixer of Love" at Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist Shannon Jennings, soprano sings Giannetta in The Elixir of Love. Watch her interview with 'Burgh Vivant as she explains the ins and outs of this surprisingly complex character!
- Charles Green, DC Metro Theater Arts