American soprano, Jasmine Habersham is a versatile and dynamic performing artist. Jasmine’s 2020-21 season includes making her Seattle Opera debut as Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Nannetta in Falstaff (Berkshires Opera Festival) as well as joining the The Atlanta Opera Company Players debuting the roles of Bubikopf (Girl) in Der Kaiser von Atlantis and Micaëla in The Threepenny Carmen (The Atlanta Opera). Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Jasmine’s 2019-20 season was postponed. Her performances and role debuts for Sarah Ruth in Edward Tulane, (World Premiere; Minnesota Opera) and Frasquita in Carmen (European Debut; Gran Teatre del Liceu) will be rescheduled for later dates.
In 2018-19, Jasmine’s season including singing Pip in Moby Dick (Opera San Jose), the world premiere of Katie Jackson in The Fix (Minnesota Opera), Clara in Porgy and Bess and Adina in L’elisir d’amore (The Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice). An avid performer of new works, Jasmine has premiered the role of Mariola in Jake Heggie/Gene Scheer’s Out of Darkness:Two Remain (Atlanta Opera) She has also appeared as Pip in Moby Dick (Utah Opera), Pamina in The Magic Flute (Opera Theater St. Louis: Opera on the Go) Papagena in Die Zauberflöte (Cincinnati Opera and Glimmerglass Festival), Yum Yum in the The Mikado (Kentucky Opera), Esther in Intimate Apparel (Cincinnati Opera Fusion) and Clara in Porgy and Bess (Utah Festival Opera).
Ms. Habersham has performed as a featured soloist in numerous concert productions including Szymanowski: Stabat Mater, Schubert: Mass in G, Bach B- minor Mass, Handel's Messiah and Duke Ellington’s Concert of Sacred Music
She has won numerous awards including the Silver Medal for the 2020 American Traditions Competition, Special Award winner for the Lotte Lenya Competition, 2nd Place ( 2018 Southeast Regional- Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions), The Strauss Award (National Orpheus Competition) John Alexander Memorial Award (CCM), and the Young Artist Guild Award (Central City Opera).
In past summers, Ms. Habersham has participated in several young artists programs including the Glimmerglass Festival, Central City Opera, Kentucky Opera, and the Brevard Music Center.
As a graduate student at the University of Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music, Habersham has performed the roles Despina (Cosi fan tutte), Norina (Don Pasquale), Mrs. Julian (Owen Wingrave), and covered the role of Zerlina (Don Giovanni).
Jasmine received her bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance at Shorter College and her Master’s and Artist Diploma from the University of Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music.