Jacquelyn Stucker(Soprano)

Hailed by The Boston Globe as “glowing,” “incandescent,” and “a singing actress to be reckoned with,” American Soprano Jacquelyn Stucker masters a broad ranging repertoire of concert works, recital, opera, and contemporary music. In summer 2022, she made a hugely impactful debut as Poppea L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence which attracted universal praise, and has cemented her reputation as a true rising star. Engagements this season include returns to her alma mater, the Royal Opera House to debut Pamina Die Zauberflöte and

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to the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía as Zerlina Don Giovanni. On the concert platform, she makes her debut with the Oslo Philharmonic and Klaus Mäkelä for Beethoven Missa Solemnis, and joins The Philadelphia Orchestra for concerts featuring a selection of Mozart arias and duets conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann, and the Minnesota Orchestra for Berg Seven Early Songs with Sir Donald Runnicles. Looking further ahead, she will appear in leading roles in new productions at the Opéra national de Paris, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Royal Opera House and Dutch National Opera.
Successes of the past season include her house debut in the title role of L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence; Karolka Jenůfa at the Royal Opera House and her debut at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía as Dalinda Ariodante. On the concert platform she sung Strauss Vier letzte Lieder and Hansel Hänsel und Gretel with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Sir Donald Runnicles; Hanns Eisler’s Deutsche Sinfonie with NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester and Eurydice Orfeo et Eurydice with Washington Concert Opera.
Other recent highlights include exciting house and role debuts as Armida Rinaldo at Glyndebourne; Freia in Stefan Herheim’s production of Das Rheingold, Tytania A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Gretel Hänsel und Gretel, all at Deutsche Oper Berlin; and Azema in David Alden’s new production of Semiramide at Bayerische Staatsoper and Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. As a Jette Parker Young Artist, highlights at the Royal Opera House included Aphrodite in Henze’s Phaedra, Frasquita in Barrie Kosky’s production of Carmen - broadcast worldwide in March 2018 as part of the ROH Live Cinema Season, Alessandro in Handel’s Berenice, Susanna (Cover) in Le Nozze di Figaro with John Eliot Gardiner conducting, and Prilepa in The Queen of Spades under the baton of Antonio Pappano.
On the concert platform she has performed a solo recital of UK premieres of music by John Harbison, Federico Favali and Mark Kilstofte; Beethoven Missa Solemnis with the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica; Bach Ich habe genug (BWV 82a) with the Royal Opera House Orchestra; Strauss Vier letzte Lieder with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Wolf Italienisches Liederbuch; works by Graupner and Bach with the Handel and Haydn Society, and Beethoven “Ah, perfido!” with Grand Harmonie.
Stucker is a graduate of the New England Conservatory with a Doctorate in Musical Arts, and an alumna of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. She was a finalist in the London Handel Society Solo Competition and in 2018 and the second-place prize-winner of the inaugural Glyndebourne Opera Cup; a finalist of the Metropolitan Opera National Council’s New England Region auditions; a semi-finalist in the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and a National Semi-Finalist in the 2017 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.


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