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Jeanne Ireland was born in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, and earned a Master’s Degree in Music from Chicago’s Northwestern University. Whilst there, she sang the roles of Cherubin in Le nozze di Figaro and Dinah in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti. During her residency at the Wolf Trap Opera in 2016, she sang several roles including Befana for the American premiere of Florian Gassmann’s L'Opera seria, and Angel 2 and Queen in the American premiere of Luke Bedford’s Seven Angels at the Aspen Music Festival. That same year, she won one of the regional prizes at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She also sang the alto solo sections of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra, and an orchestra version of Manuel de Falla’s El Amor Brujo with the Northwestern Philharmonic. In 2017, she enjoyed the support of the Shoshana Foundation. She sang the role of the Little Miss in Philippe Boesmans’ Reigen at the Bastille Amphitheatre in November 2017. Jeanne Ireland joined the Paris Opera Academy in September 2017.
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