Jane Archibald

Last updated: November 7, 2022

Jane Archibald’s career trajectory has taken her from Canada to San Francisco to the Vienna State Opera and other major opera houses on both continents.

In the 2022–23 season, Jane sings the title role in Salome at Fondazione Lirico Sinfonico Petruzzelli e Teatro di Bari. In concert, she sings the soprano solo in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Rune Bergmann; Mozart’s Requiem with the National Arts Centre Orchestra and Bernard Labadie; Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate with Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Kent Nagano; Mozart’s Requiem with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Michael Francis; works by Haydn and Beethoven with the Orchestra dell’Opera Carlo Felice Genova and Riccardo Minasi; and Debussy’s La damoiselle élue and Dutilleux’s Correspondances with the Seattle Symphony and their Conductor Emeritus Ludovic Morlot.

Her artistry has generated excitement across Europe and North America with recent engagements including the title role in Daphne at Oper Frankfurt; Tytania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) at Deutsche Oper Berlin; Roxana (King Roger) at Oper Frankfurt; the title role in Alcina at Glyndebourne; Marie (La fille du regiment) at Wiener Staatsoper; Mathilde (Guillaume Tell) at Opéra National de Lyon; the title role in Semele with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra at Shanghai Symphony Hall; and Ginevra (Ariodante) at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia.

Other operatic engagements include Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), and the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor at Opernhaus Zürich; Adele (Die Fledermaus) and Ophélie (Hamlet) at The Metropolitan Opera; Olympia (Les contes d’Hoffmann), Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) and Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare in Egitto) at Opéra National de Paris; Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) at Teatro alla Scala and Deutsche Oper Berlin; Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) at Bayerische Staatsoper, Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; and Mathilde (Guillaume Tell) and Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) at Theater an der Wien.

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