Jennifer Holloway - Mezzo-soprano at English National Opera

Jennifer Holloway


Jennifer Holloway gained international recognition in 2006 when she took over the leading role of Le Prince Charmant in Massenet’s Cendrillon. Her success led to invitations from leading opera houses all over the world.

Previously for ENO: Musetta, Prince Orlofsky Fledermaus.


Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Her repertory is concentrated on the major roles for the lyric mezzo-soprano by Mozart and Handel, including Dorabella (Dallas, Atlanta, Minneapolis, New York City Opera, Tokyo), Cherubino (Dallas, Portland), Idamante Idomeneo (Opéra National de Bordeaux), Irene Tamerlano (Teatro Real Madrid, Los Angeles Opera) and the title role in Serse (Pittsburgh). She made her debut with the Metropolitan Opera 2010 as Flora in La traviata and returned last season as Tebaldo in Don Carlo.  She has also appeared at the Glyndebourne Festival (Hänsel und Gretel, Falstaff), the Maggio Musicale in Florence, the Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, the Théâtre du Châtelet, the Opera Theater of St Louis and the Washington National Opera. At the end of the last season she returned to Bordeaux, where she sang the role of Adalgisa for the first time.

Last updated: 25th October 2019