Jennifer Aylmer (soprano) has a reputation for her beautiful voice, compelling stage portrayals, and sensitive musicianship. The New York Times hails her, "awesome accuracy," while the Chicago Sun-Times recommends listeners, "bask in the aural delight of Aylmer's dazzling shifts from regal command to cool insouciance and fatally attractive seduction." This season brings her Dallas Opera debut in Ilbarbiere di Siviglia, and an appearance at Avery Fisher Hall for Handel’s Messiah. Most recently Ms. Aylmer returned to Portland Opera as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, appeared in The Filthy Habit with UrbanArias, and sang Despina in Così fan tutte with Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Other recent highlights include Monica in The Medium for the Spoleto Festival, U.S.A. and her return to the Metropolitan Opera for Berta in Il barbiere di Siviglia and Mme. Pdtochina's Daughter in The Nose. Recently in concert she performed An American Songbook with Lyric Fest, for Mozart’s Requiemwith the Alabama Symphony. She has performed the title role in Semele with Florentine Opera, Kathie in The Student Prince with Nashville Opera,Mařenka in The Bartered Bride with Opera Boston, and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro at the Green Mountain Festival.