Jennifer Chung – Opera Singer

Jennifer Chung, Soprano

Jennifer Chung has en joyed over 10 seasons  with The Dallas Opera featured performances have included her portrayal as Walter in their 2015 production of La Wally/Everest, and before that, sang Juliette in the company's premiere of Die Tote Stadt, a rarely done operatic jewel by Erich Korngold.

After winning the 2001 Marguerite McCammon voice competition, she made her debut with the Fort Worth Opera as Micaëla in Carmen. She made her Dallas Opera debut as “Cefisa” in Rossini’s Ermione in 2003 and also appeared that season as Zerlina in school matinee performances of Don Giovanni.  Other roles with the company include Prilepa in The Queen of Spades, Annina in La traviata, Frasquita in Carmen, Jano in Jenufa, and Naiad in Ariadne auf Naxos.  She has also sung leading roles with opera companies across the country and in Europe, including performances at Arizona Opera, Augusta Opera, Kentucky Opera, Opernhaus Zurich, the Orchestra of St. Gallen, and the Ash Lawn Summer Opera Festival. Most recently, Miss Chung stepped in on very short notice for a performance of Dallas Opera’s family series as Laurette in Bizet’s Dr. Miracle.  Equally at home on the concert stage. Miss Chung has sung with the Fort Worth Symphony, the Midland-Odessa Symphony, the Plano Symphony, and sang her first Verdi Requiem with members of the TCU Symphony. She lives in Grapevine, Texas, with her husband and young daughter, Charlotte.