Fifth Maidservant in Elektra
About the Artist:
Jennifer Check is making her HGO debut. Other engagements this season include her role debut as Abigaille in Nabucco in a co-production with Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier Occitanie and Opéra National de Lorraine and a return to the Metropolitan Opera for Norma and Così fan tutte. Recently, she returned to the Metropolitan Opera as the High Priestess in Aidaand for Kaija Saariaho’s L’amour de loin; joined the Lyric Opera of Chicago roster for Norma; sang Verdi’s Requiem in the hallmark Defiant Requiem presentation with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Philharmonic; sang further performances of Verdi’s Requiem with Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Brevard Music Center, and the Berkshire Chorale; and joined the American Symphony Orchestra for Elgar’s The Apostles and the St. George’s Choral Society for Dvořák’s Stabat Mater. She recently sang her first performances of several Verdi heroines: Lady Macbeth in Macbeth with Opéra de Nancy et de Lorraine, Elisabeth in Don Carlos at the Caramoor International Music Festival, the title role in Aida and Leonora in Il trovatore with Utah Opera, and Desdemona in Otello with Berks Opera.