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Jennifer Rust

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, French

Opera

Adina
L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)
Winterbourne Opera
2014
Fiordiligi
Così fan tutte (Mozart)
St Albans Chamber Opera
2014
Lady Billows
Albert Herring (Britten)
RNCM Opera
2011
Pamina
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Bath Opera
2006
Venus
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
Hull University
2003

Chorus

Chorus
L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)
Winterbourne Opera
2014
Chorus
Carmen (Bizet)
RNCM Opera
2010

Oratorio/Concerts

Soprano Soloist
Dona nobis pacem (Vaughan-Williams)
Bolton Choral Union
2014
Soprano Soloist
Requiem (Rutter)
Richmond Choral Society
2014
Soprano Soloist
Symphony no.9 (Beethoven)
Salford Choral Society
2014
Soprano Soloist
9th Symphony (Beethoven)
Philharmonia Orchestra, Lichfield Catherdal
2013
Soprano Soloist
A German Requiem (Brahms)
Lythams St Annes Choral Society
2013
Soprano Soloist
On this island (Britten)
Opera North, Trinity Church, Hull
2013
Soprano Soloist
An Enchanted Evening With Sir Willard White (Gershwin)
Bridgewater Hall, RNCM 40th Anniversary Concert
2013
Soprano Soloist
Serenade to Music (Vaughan-Williams)
Bridgewater Hall, RNCM Symphony Orchestra
2012
Soprano Soloist
Hymn of Praise (Mendelsohn)
Bakewell Choral Society
2011
Soprano Soloist
Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini)
Nottingham Bach Choir
2011
Soprano Soloist
Nelson Mass (Haydn)
Rugby School
2011
Soprano Soloist
Messiah (Handel)
Saddleworth Male Voice Choir
2011
Soprano Soloist
Magnificat (Rutter)
Sing For Pleasure, Lyon
2011

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Bursary for the Pursuit of Excellence, John Lewis Partnership (2012)

Frederick Cox Award, Finalist, RNCM (2011)

Dame Eva Scholarship, RNCM (2010)

Frank Speeding Lieder Prize, Highly Commended, RSAMD (2010)

Andrew Brown Memorial Prize, Hull Unviersity (2005)

MMus Performance
Royal Northern College of Music
2010–2012
PG Dip, Concert Singing
Royal Scottish Acadmey of Music and Drama
2008–2010
BA Hons Music
University of Hull
2002–2005

Jennifer Rust, originally from Bath, discovered her passion for singing as a founding member of the Bath Abbey Girls’ Choir. Jennifer read music at the University of Hull under the tutelage with Sarah Rhodes and studied performance at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. In 2012 she graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with a distinction for her Master’s degree under the guidance of the late Barbara Robotham.

At the RNCM Jennifer was a finalist in the prestigious Frederick Cox Award, a recipient of the Dame Eva Turner Scholarship and an entrance scholarship. Jennifer was highly commended in the Frank Speeding Lieder Competition at the RSAMD, was awarded the Andrew Brown Memorial Prize from the University of Hull and is recipient of a Bursary in Pursuit of Excellence from the John Lewis Partnership

Her opera roles include; Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Adina (L’Elisir d’amore) Lady Billows (Albert Herring), Pamina (The Magic Flute) and Venus (Dido and Aeneas) She has also appeared in opera scenes as Elizabeth I (Gloriana), Desdemona (Rossini’s Otello), Marriane (Der Rosenkavalier), Arminda (La finta giardiniera) and Lillian (Happy End) and has been a member of several opera choruses.

On the concert platform, Jennifer’s performances include Handel Messiah; Haydn Nelson Mass; Mozart Requiem, Beethoven Symphony No 9, Gershwin Porgy and Bess , Brahms Requiem, Vaughn Williams Serenade to Music and Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle. Jennifer regularly performs solo recitals across venues in the UK, and was recently a guest artist with the Opera North Children’s Chorus performing Britten’s On This Island. Significantly, her solo performance at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester for ‘An Enchanted Evening of Song with Sir Willard White’, was broadcast on Classic FM. In addition, Jennifer has performed in masterclasses with international musicians including Joan Rogers, James Bowman, Malcolm Martineau and Julius Drake.


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