Irish born mezzo-soprano Jessica Costelloe is a graduate of The Juilliard School, NYC.
Operatic roles include: At Juilliard, “Zita” (Puccini; Gianni Schicchi), “Oberon” (Britten; A Midsummer Night’s Dream) “Genevieve” (Paul Hindemith; The Long Christmas Dinner) and “Mrs. Todd” (Menotti; The Old Maid and the Thief). At Chautauqua Opera NYC; “Mercedes” (Bizet; Carmen), “Larina” (Tchaikovsky; Eugene Onegin), “Mrs. McLean” (Carlysle Floyd; Susannah) “Pallade” (Monteverde; L’incoronazione di Poppea). For Banff Opera (Canada), with thanks to the Ruby Mercer Opera Award, she was seen performing the role of “Alma March” in Mark Adamo’s Operatic adaptation of “Little Women”, “Kate Pinkerton” Japan Opera Festival, (Puccini; Madame Butterfly), Al Bustan Festival, Beirut, “Flora” (Verdi; La Traviata). In recital Jessica made her Alice Tully Hall (NYC) debut where she performed Gustav Mahler’s “Rückert Lieder” with the Juilliard Orchestra. 2016 saw her debut at the National Concert Hall, Dublin where she has been invited back to sing throughout the years since, as well performing as the mezzo soloist in Tippets “A Child of Our Time” and Mozart’s “Requiem” with the Forest Philharmonic Orchestra, St Albans Cathedral, UK.