Kimberly Jones, soprano
Kimberly is an alum of the Ryan Center with Lyric Opera of Chicago.
She has recently received the 3arts grant, George London grant, Sullivan grant, and a Licia Albanese Encouragement grant. She has been nominated for the Richard Tucker grant, received three grants from the McAllister Awards competition, and was awarded the Richard Gold Career Grant from the Lyric Opera of Chicago. She is a Union League Civic and Arts Foundation (now Luminarts) prize winner.
She has performed the Philip Glass Symphony #5 at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Germany, and with the Stuttgart and Danish Radio Symphonies in Germany and Copenhagen.
She is a recurring artist with the Michigan City Chamber Music Festival. With the South Bend Symphony, she performed in her first Britten War Requiem. She sang the soprano solos in her first Verdi Requiem with Chicago Community Chorus.
She debuted with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra in an evening of Porgy and Bess excerpts and spirituals.
Other engagements included the title role of The Fairy Queen with Chicago Opera Theater, repeated with Long Beach Opera. Also with COT, Stewart Copeland’s Invention of Morel as Dora ., Micaela in Carmen, and Grace Alumond in Quamino s Map. She performed in Lyric Opera’s Fire Shut up in My Bones.
In concert appearances, she sang with the Fox Valley Symphony, and the Fort Wayne Symphony.
She sang the roles of Tibrino/Amore in the Haymarket Opera production of L’Orontea, and Galatea in Acis and Galatea. Last summer she portrayed Angelica in an operatic video of Handels’ Orlando.
Miss Jones is on the voice faculty at Roosevelt University and DePaul University.
Learn more about Kim – visit www.KimberlyJonesSoprano.com/