Jane Archibald kanadensisk sopran
Jane Archibald’s career trajectory, which began in Truro NS, has taken her from Toronto to San Francisco to the Vienna State Opera. Her artistry is now generating excitement across Europe and North America with engagements including the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor and Konstanze in Zurich, Olympia and Cleopatra at the Opéra National de Paris, Sophie Der Rosenkavalier at La Scala Milan and in Berlin, Zerbinetta at Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and in Munich, as well as Semele at the Canadian Opera Company.
After beginning her professional opera career in her native Canada, Jane made her San Francisco Opera debut in 2005 as Elvira in L’Italiana in Algeri, after participation in both the famous Merola summer program and the Adler Fellowship of the San Francisco Opera Center.
At Vienna State Opera, Jane successfully debuted major coloratura roles including the Queen of the Night, Olympia, Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier and Werther) and Musetta. She performed Queen of the Night for the Opéra de Marseille and gave significant role debuts as Cleopatra in Marseille and Zerbinetta in Geneva.
Last season, she appeared as Olympia Tales of Hoffmann at Opera National de Paris, Zerbinetta Ariadne auf Naxos at the Bavarian State Opera, Lucia Lucia di Lammermoor, Konstanze Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Almirena Rinaldo at the Zürich Opera House; and in Davide Penitente with the Berlin Philharmonic and Louis Langrée.
Sammanställt/compiled av Mogens H Andersson