A world-class training and performance program on the Big Island of Hawaii
Jennifer McGregor graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium Opera School and spent three years in music theater performing leading roles in The Sound of Music, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Cabaret, The Venetian Twins and Candide. She began her operatic career as one of Richard Bonynge’s protégés, singing Ophelia to Sherill Milne’s Hamlet. Her Lucia di Lammermoor was the first to be sung in Australia after Dame Joan Sutherland, with whom she worked in Die Fledermaus and Alcina. Her extensive repertoire includes: The Queen of the Night, Adele, Sophie, Musetta, Marie (La Fille du regiment), Leila, Lulu, Gilda, Cleopatra, Philine, Violetta, Oscar, Lakme, the four heroines in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Juliette, Nedda, and Die Lustige Witwe. She also has an extensive concert repertoire and has worked with conductors such as Richard Bonynge, Simone Young, Charles Mackerras, and Edo de Waart.