Jensen’s sweet soprano was surprisingly versatile..
Jensen’s command over her vocal presence, mixed with her evolving character...created a palpable and heartrending performance.
Boston Lyric Opera
Emily covered the title role of Madama Butterfly at
Boston Lyric Opera
Director: Phil Chan
Conductor: David Angus
Dramaturg & Artistic Advisor: Nina Yoshida Nelsen
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Emily stepped in last-minute for the final few weeks of rehearsal.
Emily sang the complete role of Cio-Cio-san for the Sitzprobe. She also participated in the final room run and all piano tech rehearsals leading up to the final piano dress rehearsal.
Olga Forrai Foundation
Emily is thrilled to be chosen as a new grantee of
The Olga Forrai Foundation
This career grant will help to support her role preparation for the upcoming season (2023-2024)
Competition Season 2023
Emily participated in the
Jensen Foundation Vocal competition
Giulio Gari Foundation Vocal Competition
Emily returned to Pensacola Opera as a Guest Artist for their 2022 Jukebox Gala.
She was previously an Artist in Residence there last season (2021-2022).
Emily joined Chautauqua Opera as an Apprentice Artist where she covered the title role of Tosca. She sang the role of Angel More in "The Mother of Us All," while covering the principal role of Susan B Anthony.
She also participated in the workshop of Derek Bermel & Sandra Cisneros' opera The House on Mango Street, preparing the role of Cathy, Queen of Cats.
Artwork by Alex Charner
Competition Season 2022
March - May 2022
Emily was a semi-finalist this season:
Annapolis Opera Vocal competition
Opera San Jose, Irene Dalis Vocal Competition
Emily was grateful to participate in this year's competition:
Loren L. Zachary competition
Gerda Lissner Foundation Intl Vocal Competition
Meg Burke Photography
Artist in Residence
Emily completed the 2021-2022 season as an Artist in Residence
with Pensacola Opera at the end of March.
She is so grateful to the company & community for a wonderful season.
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
ll Barbiere di Siviglia production at Pensacola Opera.
Stage Director: Frances Rabalais
Conductor: Jerome Shannon
The Magic Flute
Emily made her role and main stage debut as a member of the Artists in Residence program at Pensacola Opera in their production of Mozart's The Magic Flute
as First Lady.
She covered the role of Pamina, as well.
Stage Director: Dennis Whitehead Darling
Conductor: Cody Martin