Biography

Soprano Jamie-Rose Guarrine is acclaimed for her vibrant vocal beauty, charming stage presence, and accomplished musicianship. Of her portrayal of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Opera News described her as “a natural object of attraction for the men in the play,” her voice as “light, flexible and vibrant — well suited to the part of a scheming maid and romantic ingénue.” She has performed on the stages of Los Angeles Opera, Minnesota Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Chicago Opera Theater, Austin Opera, Utah Opera, Fort Worth Opera, the Madison Symphony, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, The National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica, San Antonio Symphony, the Santa Fe Symphony, among many others. 

In recent seasons, Guarrine returned to Austin Opera and the Florentine Opera for her signature role of Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Opera Omaha as Poppea in Handel’s Agrippina, and the Minnesota Opera as the Fiakermilli in Richard Strauss’ Arabella, and as the title role in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor at Opera Saratoga in New York. Her performance repertoire ranges from the baroque such as the Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Keiser's The Fortunes of King Croesus to modern works such as the roles of Xanthe/Aphrodite in Mark Adamo's Lysistrata and Maria Celeste Philip Glass' Galileo Galilei

Current and recent projects include the role of Fury in the world premiere performance of Julian Wachner’s Rev. 23 at the PROTOTYPE Festival and Beth Morrison Projects in NYC and Boston, her debuts with the in Boston and Trinity Wall Street in Handel’s Jephtha, joins Smith college for the Brahms Requiem, sings Handel’s Messiah with Augustana College, Duke Chapel Choir, and the Jacksonville Symphony, and returns to the Florentine Opera of Milwaukee singing the role of Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.