Jennifer ZEIN  Soprano


Since the season 2018/19 Jennifer Zein can regularly be seen at the Opera Leipzig. She portrayed GRETEL in »Hänsel und Gretel« with GMD Ulf Schirmer, FRASQUITA in »Carmen«, ESMARALDA in »The Bartered Bride« and DWARF KLECKS in »Schneewittchen« here.
In the season 2021/22 she also has a guest engagement as FRASQUITA in »Carmen« at the Weimar National Theatre.

In 2019 she made her debut at the International Festival Gut Immling as ADELE in »Die Fledermaus« and in 2021 she portrayed CLORINDA in »La Cenerentola« there. In Immling she also sang in various concerts.

Nach ihrem Studium an der Interlochen Arts Academy in den USA trat sie 2013 im Rahmen des “Young Singers Project” bei den Salzburger Festspielen erstmals in Europa auf. Hier sang sie die ELF in Mendelssohns Ein Sommernachtstraum.

Meisterkurse besuchte sie bei Brigitte Fassbaender und Renato Bruson (Opera Sabbioneta Program)

In 2013, after completing her studies at the Interlochen Arts Academy in the USA, she performed for the first time in Europe at the Salzburg Festival within the framework of the “Young Singers Project”, where she sang the ELF in Mendelssohn's »A Midsummernight's Dream«.

She absolved master classes with Brigitte Fassbaender and Renato Bruson (Opera Sabbioneta Program)

Jennifer is Prize Winner of the 2014 Mozart Prize in the Singing Contest Grandi Voci Salzburg, the Nuovo Canto Opera Competition of the Staatsoper Hamburg and the Milianao 2018.
In 2013/ 14 she succeeded as PAPAGENA at the Opera Festival im Berg in Salzburg and from 2014 to 2017 she portrayed the QUEEN OF THE NIGHT and a GALA CONCERT together with Grace Bumbry.

Further concert engagements took Jennifer Zein with a Lehar program to the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in China, to the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra and the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn with Stefan Blunier, to the Cairo Opera, the Glass Chamber of the Vienna Music Association, to the Prinzregentheater Munich and the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival.


Beethovenhalle - Concert with the Beethovenorchester
The young soprano Jennifer Zein sang with wit, perfect coloraturas and peaks, that sparkled almost more than her dress. 2000 impressed people in the narrowly seated hall reacted with huge applause.
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Musikfestival Gut Immling – La verità in cimento - ROSANE
With Jennifer Zein (Rosane) another public’s darling of last season– in 2019 she portrayed Adele in „ Die Fledermaus“ and immediately conquered everbody’s heart.
Samerberger Nachrichten
Musikfestival Gut Immling – Die Fledermaus - ADELE
All performers, especially the flexible chambermaid Adele (Jennifer Zein) and her sister Ida (Caren Maxerath) not only convinced with their delicately modulated soprano voices but also with their acting skills.
Traunsteiner Tagblatt
As is often the case, here too the cheeky Adele spontaneously conquers all hearts . Jennifer Zein as lively chambermaid swirls through the scene and not only her arias there are full of silvery tones and esprit.
Gabriele Luster
New Years Concert with the Stuttgarter Philharmonikern
Jennifer Zein’s soprano voice charmingly fitted in. The German-born artist, who was raised in the United States, stood out with esprit and was astonishingly confident in the high tones – e.g. in the Bell Song from Léo Delibes’ opera "Lakmé", in which the priest’s daughter bemoans her unhappy love affair. “And so does so with truly fast ups and downs” Blunier, who moderated the evening, said. “In this piece our soloist can easily compete with the carillon.
Saarbrücker Zeitung
Musifestival Gut Immling – La Cenerentola - CLORINDA
Musifestival Gut Immling – La Cenerentola - CLORINDA
Musifestival Gut Immling – La Cenerentola - CLORINDA
Musikfestival Gut Immling – Die Fledermaus - ADELE
Musikfestival Gut Immling – Die Fledermaus - ADELE
Musikfestival Gut Immling – Die Fledermaus - ADELE
Musikfestival Gut Immling – Die Fledermaus - ADELE