Lyric soprano Jacqueline Echols has been praised for her "dynamic range and vocal acrobatics" (Classical Voice) in theaters across the United States. Her 2015-16 season includes her return to Washington National Opera for Micaëla in Carmen and Woglinde and Forest Bird in the full Ring Cycle, as well as her house and role debuts as Pip in Los Angeles Opera’s production of Moby Dick.
Recent seasons have seen Ms. Echols with North Carolina Opera as the title role in La Traviata and Musetta inLa bohème, as well as with the Glimmerglass Festival as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Giulietta in King for a Day, and Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos directed by Francesca Zambello. A graduate of Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, Echols was seen in previous seasons at the Kennedy Center as the Unicorn in the world premiere of Jeanine Tesori’s The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me, the First Lady in Mozart’s The Magic Flute under the baton of Music Director Philippe Auguin, and as Clorinda in Rossini's La Cenerentola.
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