Soprano Jenna Siladie has earned warm acclaim, praised by the New York Times for her "endearing sweet voice", and hailed by the the European press as having a “both warm and shimmering tone".
The 2019/20 season has heralded in a string of successes, including the role debut as Marguerite in Faust, as well as Arianna in the Handel opera Giustino: "The soprano Jenna Siladie, who in the role of Arianna shows vocally, why she is the star of the young ensemble."
In 2018 Jenna joined the prestigious ensemble at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna, Austria, singing the lead heroine of Élisabeth in Verdi’s Don Carlos. Der Standard noted “the most harmonious performance of the production goes to Jenna Siladie whose beautiful Élisabeth combines elegance, fullness, and vocal warmth and luminosity.”
In the autumn of 2017, she made her Germany debut as a guest at Oper Wuppertal, singing Gutrune in Götterdämmerung, being praised for singing “with passion and sweet soprano sound which is seldom heard” (Die Deutsche Bühne). She saw the addition of two new roles in spring of 2017 as Adina in L'elisir d'amore with St. Petersburg Opera Company and then Lauretta in Opera Company of Middlebury's production of Il trittico.
"Jenna Siladie, an
soprano with great stage prescence
Ms. Siladie's additional operatic credits include Micaela in Carmen, Iolanta in Iolanta (Tchaikovsky), Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro. She made her NYC debut with Gotham Chamber Opera in 2014, performing the respective leading roles of Popelka and Armande in a double bill production of Bohuslav Martinů's operas Veselohra na mostě and Alexandre Bis. Other NYC highlights include the leading role of Léontine in the U.S premiere of the Chevalier de Saint-Georges' 1780 opera L'amant anonyme (March 2016).
- Wall Street Jounral
A frequent concert and recital soloist, Ms. Siladie made her Carnegie Hall debut in June 2017 as soloist in John Rutter's Mass of the Children and has been a favorite guest with Carolina Philharmonic. Further concert appearances throughout the United States have seen her in Santa Fe NM, New Haven CT, and Vero Beach Opera in Florida. She has also appeared in Lieder programs throughout Austria.
Ms. Siladie earned her Master of Music from Yale University, where she "showed fine, round tone in the title role" of Tchaikovsky's final opera Iolanta, and was "particularly impressive and created a very memorable character out of Lucia" (Hartford Courant) in The Rape of Lucretia. Ms. Siladie also earned her Bachelor of Music from Stetson University, where she notably appeared as soprano soloist in Handel's Messiah with the Stetson University Orchestra and Choral Union.
"The most harmonious performance of the production goes to Jenna Siladie whose beautiful Élisabeth combines
elegance, fullness, and vocal warmth and
2019 / 2020
1 October *Premiere*
October 1 / 3 / 5 / 7 / 9 / 12 / 15 / 17 / 19)
4 December *Premiere*
December 2 / 5 / 7 / 11 / 14 / 18 / 21 / 27)
Special Guest Performer
5 March *Premiere*
Genia, Tscho Thiessing
March 8 / 10 / 12 / 24 / 29 / 31 / April 2)
15 May *Premiere*
Theater an der Wien
(Aufführungen: 18 / 20 / 22)
Don Giovanni, Mozart