Jessica Lawrence-Hares is an American mezzo-soprano living in Cambridge (UK). She has experience in opera, oratorio and recital. She is also available for lessons, weddings, funerals and other events.
American mezzo-soprano Jessica Lawrence-Hares received her BM magna cum laude and her MM in voice performance from Boston University. Operatic roles include Mercedes (Carmen) and Nicklaus (Hoffmans Erzählungen) with the Komische Kammeroper München, and Lady with a Hat Box (Postcard from Morocco) and the Sea (Before Night Falls) with the Boston University Opera Institute. Concert highlights include Aaron Copland's In the Beginning and the Mozart Requiem in the Boston area and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in Tuscany.
Recent engagements include premieres of three new works: Are Women People? (Mother) in 2014, Porcelain and Pink (Lois) and Strange Ghost (Ka Cox), both in 2015. She gives frequent recitals in Cambridge. She studies with Ian Partridge in London.
Jessica Lawrence-Hares, mezzo-soprano and Patrick Hemmerlé, piano