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Jennifer Larmore


The American opera star Jennifer Larmore is a highly acclaimed performer in all prestigious opera houses and concert halls throughout the world thanks to her beautiful voice, excellent technique and natural contact with the audience.

Her range of roles, many of which she has performed at the Metropolitan Opera, is truly varied. This excellent, versatile, talented mezzo-soprano is considered to be one of the foremost interpreters of Rossini in the world. Her performance at the closing ceremonies of the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta was heard by an audience of over two billion viewers.

She has received a number of prestigious awards and her discography contains over 60 recordings. Her Gramophone Award winning ‘Giulio Cesare' is widely considered to be one of the finest interpretations of that role ever performed.

Last updated: February 27, 2007
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