Jennifer Grimaldi

soprano

  • Marietta's Lied
  • Der Engel
  • Abendrot
  • September
  • Frühling
  • Brahms' Requiem
  • Beim Schlaf
  • Elsas Traum
  • Stehe Still
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Upcoming Performances

03 Dec 2016 Beethoven’s 9th Symphony New York, New York ( USA ) New York Repertory Orchestra New York Repertory Orchestra Buy ticket
02 Jun 2017 Strauss’ Vier letzte Lieder New York, New York ( USA ) New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra Buy ticket
Praised as a “compelling and commanding singing actress with a silvery timbre that sparkles and shines”, Ms. Grimaldi has emerged as a promising talent in opera, concert and recital repertoire.

Soprano, Jennifer Grimaldi made her European debut as the soprano soloist in Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Charlemagne Orchestra in Brussels, under the direction of Bartholomeus-Henri Van de Velde. Other major highlights for Ms. Grimaldi include the soprano soloist in: Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 and Symphony No. 2 under the baton of Carlo Miguel Prieto with the Mineria National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico City, Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and the Vier letzte Lieder of Richard Strauss with the New York Repertory Orchestra, both under the direction of David Leibowitz, Brahms’ Ein deutsches requiem with the Flint Symphony in Michigan under the direction of Enrique Diemecke, and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Sheboygen Symphony in Wisconsin under the direction of Kevin McMahon. Recently, Ms. Grimaldi, sang the role of Senta in a concert version of excerpts from Wagner’s Der fliegende Höllander with the Chappaquaua Orchestra under the direction of Michael Shapiro.

Upcoming engagements for Ms. Grimaldi include Beethoven’s 9th Symphony under the direction of David Leibowitz with the New York Repertory Orchestra and the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus in December 2016, and the Vier letzte Lieder of Richard Strauss at Symphony Space in New York City, with the New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Theresa Cheung.

Other orchestral engagements for Jennifer Grimaldi include Vier letzte Lieder with both the Nashua and Lexington Symphony Orchestras, the soprano soloist in a concert of operatic arias with the North Shore Symphony on Long Island, Mozart’s Requiem with the Reona Ito Orchestra and Chorus,
Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Queens College Orchestra, Bach’s Magnificat, Vivaldi’s Gloria with the New Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah with The New York Repertory Orchestra in conjunction with the New York Festival Singers, Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915 with Agincourt Orchestra, and Mozart’s Exultate, Jubilate with the Third Street Music School Settlement Orchestra.

Jennifer Grimaldi was also heard as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni both with Amsterdam Concert Opera in NYC and Raylynmor Opera in New Hampshire. She created the role of Dolly in the New York City Premiere of Orpheus Descending by Bruce Saylor, was the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro and Alma Hix in The Music Man for the Utah Festival Opera. Ms. Grimaldi has performed with opera companies and festivals including Sarasota Opera, Brevard Music Festival, Intermezzo Opera Festival, Utah Festival Opera, and Raylynmor Opera, where she has performed as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte,
Countess in Le nozze di Figaro, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi, Clorinda in La Cenerentola, Suzel in L’amico Fritz, Mimi and Musetta in La Boheme and the title role in Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah among others.

Jennifer Grimaldi has been the recipient of awards and competitions such as Friday-Woodmere Young Artist Competition, Claire Bennet Moringiello Award, Violet Zatkin Award for Opera, and the Paul Robeson Vocal Competition. Ms. Grimaldi is a graduate of The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College in New York.

Concert & Oratorio

Beethoven

Choral Fantasy
Symphony #9
Missa Solemnis

Barber

Knoxville Summer of 1915

Brahms

Requiem

Dvorak

Stabat Mater

Fauré

Requiem

Handel

Messiah

Haydn

Creation

Mahler

Symphony #2
Symphony #4
Symphony #8

Mendelssohn

Elijah

Mozart

Exultant jubilate
Mass in c minor
Requiem
Vesperae Solennes de confessore

Poulenc

Gloria

Rossini

Stabat Mater

R. Strauss

Four Last Songs

Vaughn Williams

A Sea Symphony
Dona Nobis Pacem

Verdi
Requiem

Opera

Bizet

Micaela, Carmen

Britten

Female Chorus, Rape of Lucretia
Lady Billows, Albert Herring
Ellen Orford, Peter Grimes

Dvorak

Rusalka, Rusalka

Floyd

Susannah, Susannah

Gounod

Marguerite, Faust

Korngold

Marietta, Die Tote Stadt

Mozart

Pamina, Die Zauberflöte

First Lady, Die Zauberflöte

Elettra, Idomeneo

Countess, Le nozze di Figaro
Donna Anna, Don Giovanni
Donna Elvira, Don Giovanni
Fiordiligi, Così fan tutte

Puccini

Mimi, La Bohème
Musetta, La Bohème

J. Strauss

Rosalinde, Die Fledermaus

R. Strauss

Arabella, Arabella
Marschallin, Der Rosenkavalier

Carl Maria von Weber

Agate, Der Freischutz

Wagner

Elsa, Lohengrin

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