Following a series of high-profile debuts throughout the United States and Europe, Georgia Jarman continues to impress in both the lyric coloratura and bel canto repertoire. Recent successes have included her highly acclaimed performances as Roxana in Kasper Holten’s new Grammy nominated production of Król Roger under Antonio Pappano (now on DVD and Blu-ray), marking her Covent Garden debut, Gilda (Rigoletto) in her Santa Fe Festival debut and all four heroines in Richard Jones’ production of The Tales of Hoffmann for English National Opera. Georgia was named "discovery of the year" by the Independent in London for her portrayal of the Heroines with the English National Opera, stating, "Arriving unheralded out of the blue, the American soprano Georgia Jarman had audiences gasping in ENO's Tales of Hoffman"
This season Georgia returns to Covent Garden in her role debut as Agnès in Katie Mitchell’s production of George Benjamin’s Written on Skin, conducted by the composer. She also returns to Atlanta Opera as Norina in Don Pasquale under Joseph Colaneri. On the concert platform Georgia joins the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra for Bruckner’s Te Deum under Christopher Warren Greene. Further ahead she embarks on a touring project of Written on Skin with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, as well as returning to Dallas Opera as Violetta in a new production of La traviata.
A sought-after artist in the bel canto repertoire, she has made numerous appearances at the Caramoor Music Festival under Will Crutchfield with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s including, most recently, her highly acclaimed Zenobia in Rossini's Aureliano in Palmira, as well as Gilda (Rigoletto), Amenaide (Tancredi) alongside Ewa Podles, Norina (Don Pasquale) and Amina (La Sonnambula). Other bel canto roles include Marie (La fille du regiment) and Giulietta (I capuleti e i montecchi) for Florentine Opera, Mathilde (Guillaume Tell) at the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw, Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor) for Atlanta Opera and Maria Stuarda for Washington Concert Opera.
Notable previous successes include Gilda in Rigoletto with the Santa Fe opera, Manon at Malmö Opera, and the roles of Violetta (La Traviata), Mimi (La Bohème), Donna Elvira and Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Marguerite (Faust), Micaela (Carmen) and Nedda (Pagliacci) and the title role in Thais - which have led to invitations from The English National Opera, The Royal Opera Covent Garden, New York City Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, The Dallas Opera, Opera National de Bordeaux, Florida Grand Opera, New Orleans Opera, Minnesota Opera, Den Nye Opera in Norway, Florentine Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, The Palm beach opera, Ópera de Colombia and many more.
Building an increasing reputation in more contemporary repertoire, Georgia will sing Agnes in Written on Skin in a return to Covent Garden next season. She also recently added the role of Ellen Orford (Peter Grimes) for Grange Park Opera, the exacting role of Madame Mao (Nixon in China) for Cincinnati Opera and Eurydice in Philip Glass’ Orphée for Portland Opera (recorded on the Orange Mountain Music label). In concert she recently sang Lukas Foss' Time Cycle with the Milwaukee Symphony.
She sings Cathy on the newly released world-premiere recording of Wuthering Heights, released by Reference Recordings in Collaboration with the Florentine Opera Company and composer Carlisle Floyd, recently recognized by Opera News as one of the 10 best new Opera Recordings of 2016.