B i o g r a p h y
Alexandra Jerinic, mezzo soprano, is active in both the U.S. and Europe. She was most recently seen as Flora in California Opera’s La Traviata. Other recent credits include her Wagner debut as Fricka in Das Rheingold in concert, as a part of the Wagner Festival of the West’s inaugural season and Lucia, with a Santuzza cover, in Opera on Tap SF’s production of Cavalleria Rusticana. In October of 2021, she completed a triumphant role debut as Adalgisa in Bellini’s Norma. Prior to that, she portrayed the principal role of Fanny Price in Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park with Opera Modesto (U.S. Premiere, orchestrated version). In 2019 she made her European debut as Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi with Opera Romana Craiova in Craiova, Romania, and made her role debut as Carmen with California Opera, to highest acclaim. The roles Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor, and La Frugola in Il Tabarro have also proved successful, delightful and excellent as recognized by reviewers Donald Munro and Robert Commanday, founder of San Francisco Classical Voice. Other special recognitions include the compliment of vocal flexibility and range as displayed in the S.F. Classical Voice's review of Elisabetta, Regina D'Inghliterra (Matilde). As a Master musician, M.M., Ms. Jerinic excels in 20th century, contemporary opera. Ms. Jerinic premiered the role of Mrs. Hale in the world premiere of John Bilotta's Trifles, Miss Proctor in the west coast premiere of Menotti 's The Boy Who Grew Too Fast and recently participated in a new composition and intercultural work, selections from In a Memory Palace, at Theater of Yugen. Ms. Jerinic is highly acclaimed for her portrayal of Hansel in Hansel and Gretel, Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte and Cenerentola in La Cenerentola. Concert credits include a featured soloist with Opera Modesto, guest soloist at Chinese tenor Tianfu Zhang’s Carnegie Hall recital and Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with the Kensington Symphony Orchestra. Other oratorio credits include the alto soloist Mozart’s Requiem, and Haydn’s “Lord Nelson” mass and multiple engagements as alto soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth. She collaborates with agents, composers, and conductors in both the United States and Europe. She is represented in the United States by MIA Artists Management, and in Europe by Evangelista artists.
Ms. Jerinic resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.