Soprano Jacqueline Bruce enjoys an international career spanning the genres of opera, oratorio and chamber music. Ms. Bruce began her career as a principal soloist with the Staatsoper Stuttgart performing several lead and supporting roles such as Servilia in 'La clemenza di Tito,' Aloysia in 'Masaniello furioso' and Euridice in Monteverdi’s 'L’Orfeo' among others. This past summer, the soprano sang her first Fiordiligi in 'Così fan tutte' with Festa Lirica Italiana. Other opera credits include: Micaëla in 'Carmen' with St. Petersburg Opera, Donna Elvira in 'Don Giovanni' with the Martina Arroyo Foundation, Juliette in 'Roméo et Juliette' with Opera Company of Brooklyn, Flora Bervoix in 'La Traviata' with Opera Tampa, Eurydice in 'Orphée et Eurydice' with the Festival Lyrique-en-Mer, Rosalinde in 'Die Fledermaus' with New York Lyric Opera Theatre, and Nedda in 'I Pagliacci' with Festa Lirica Italiana.
Jacqueline Bruce can be heard on the Naxos recording of 'Tony Caruso’s Final Broadcast,' an opera by Paul Salerni. The soprano has won prestigious awards including First Prize at the Classical Singer Magazine Competition. The soprano was also honored in Germany & France as a Star of Tomorrow by the arte television channel and featured in a video portrait.
Equally at home on the concert stage, Jacqueline Bruce is known for her commitment to exploring and performing a vast array of repertoire. Ms. Bruce has performed in concert with Ocala Symphony Orchestra, New Jersey State Opera, American Modern Ensemble, the American Music Festival, Summer Stars of Ocean Grove, Borderless Song of Toronto, Forecast New Music, Festival Lyrique-en-Mer, the Vermont Festival of the Arts, and the Chamber Music Society of Philadelphia. In the genre of oratorio, Ms. Bruce has performed as the soprano soloist in Brahms’ 'German Requiem,' Beethoven’s '9th Symphony,' Richard Cameron-Wolfe’s 'A Measure of Love and Silence,' Mozart’s 'Requiem,' 'Coronation Mass,' & 'Vesperae Solennes de Domenica,' as well as Haendel’s Messiah, Orff’s 'Carmina Burana,' Vivaldi’s 'Gloria,' Faure’s 'Requiem,' and the 'Rutter Requiem.'
This spring, Jacqueline Bruce looks forward to returning to Stuttgart as the soprano soloist in Beethoven’s '9th Symphony' with the Figuralchor der Gedächtniskirche Stuttgart. In the summer, the soprano will appear with Sakrale Oper Berlin as Madame Lidoine in Poulenc’s 'Dialogues des Carmélites.' Jacqueline Bruce holds a Master of Music from Curtis Institute and a Bachelor of Music from Eastman School of Music.