Personal Summary / Bio
Jennifer Lane currently teaches at the University of North Texas, having held positions at Stanford University and at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. She has some fifty CD recordings to her credit and her films include Dido/ Sorceress in Dido & Aeneas, with the Mark Morris Dance Group, and The Opera Lover, a romantic comedy available on NetFlix. Both have won awards as have a number of her CD recordings. She has been featured in prestigious festivals and productions worldwide, singing principal roles with SFO, NYCO, the Metropolitan Opera, Aix-en-Provence, Göttingen, Chatelet, Caën, Monte Carlo, and many others. She has directed productions at Stanford, UK, the Lake Placid Institute and the Staunton VA Blackfriars Theatre, and has given master classes at the Royal Academy, San Francisco Conservatory, Mannes, and the Peabody Institute, among others. In July of 2007 she sang the role of Carmen in the demandingly theatrical Peter Brook adaptation of the opera and in November, 2006 premiered the role of Charmian London in Libby Larsen's Everyman Jack (photo above). She is currently involved in an ongoing celebration throughout Spain of the 400th anniversary of Monteverdi's Orfeo, with the Valencian group Capella de Ministrers, singing the dual roles of Messaggiera/Speranza.