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Jeni Bern
22 July 2017

Jeni Bern performs with the Orchestra of Opera North

Jeni Bern performs with the Orchestra of Opera North and baritone Quirijn de Lang in Millennium Square, Leeds, in a dazzling progrrame of music from opera and musicals. The concert is conducted by James Holmes and Jessica Cottis. 

Jeni will perform favourites including Un bel di and Song to the Moon, alongside senational numbers like I Can Cook Too from On the Town and Blitzstein's I Wish It So

The concert takes place in Millennium Square on 29 July 2017.

20 July 2017

Jeni Bern performs with the BBC Concert Orchestra

Jeni Bern performs with the BBC Concert Orchestra at the King's Lynn Festival. The concert Friday Night is Music Night: Heroes and Villains, conducted by Richard Balcombe, will be broadcast on Friday 4 August.

The concert takes place at King's Lynn Corn Exchange on 26 July 2017.

3 June 2017

Jeni Bern performs in Roaring Twenties Concert!

Jeni Bern performs in The Roaring Twenties Gala Concert with the Peninsula Arts Sinfonietta, conducted by Simon Ible.

The concert at the Minster Church of St Andrew in Plymouth, includes songs by George Gerswin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and Jerome Kern, including With a song in my heart, Can’t help lovin dat man, Ain’t Misbehavin and Let’s do it, Let’s fall in love.

6 February 2017

Jeni Bern and Richard Roberts on BBC4

Jeni Bern and Richard Roberts can be seen on BBC4 and BBC iPlayer in Opera North's epic production of Der Ring des Nibelungen, conducted by Richard Farnes. The performances were filmed at Leeds Town Hall in 2016.

Das Rheingold will be broadcast on BBC4 on 12 February at 7pm, with Jeni and Richard as Woglinde and Mime respectively. Die Walküre, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung will all be available exclusively on BBC iPlayer with Jeni as Waldvogel and Woglinde, and Richard as Mime

2 October 2016

Jeni Bern performs at the Tunbridge Wells International Music Festival

Jeni Bern joins the City of London Sinfonia at the Tunbridge Wells International Music Festival. Jeni will sing Mozart's Parto, Parto from La clemenza di Tito and Exsultate Jubilate with Conductor and Clarinettist Michale Collins.

The performance on 9 October takes place at the Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells.

22 September 2016

Jeni Bern in WNO's dazzling revival of Kiss Me, Kate

Following acclaimed performances at Opera North last season, Jeni Bern reprises the role of Lilli Vanessi in Welsh National Opera's revival of Cole Porter's classic musical Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Jo Davies and conducted by James Holmes. 

The production opens in Cardiff on 29 September and tours to venues in England and Wales until 10 December, with twenty nine performances in all.

“Bern’s splendid, disciplined voice”
(The Observer)

"she is a gem in any operatic context"

“…the gorgeously toned coupling of Quirijn de Lang and Jeni Bern”
(The Stage)

“…the soaring voices of Jeni Bern and Quirijn de Lang”
(The Express)