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“Jessica Ann Best as Mrs. Otis showed just how magnificent and commanding a mezzo-soprano can be.”

-Laurence Vittes, Bachtrack
The Canterville Ghost (Mrs. Otis), LA OPERA 2018.

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"We create because it allows us to open up our souls and give life. Artists breathe life into the world by exposing their deepest sentiments and realizing their need to connect."

Event Schedule

Dec 8, 2019
Guest Artist: Holiday Voices By VOICE Experience (VOICExperience Foundation)
On Top Of the World, OCALA, FL.
Dec 9, 2019
Guest Artist: Lecture Series: Early Jazz Lecture
The Davenport House Museum, Savannah, GA.
Dec 11, 2019
Hospice Savannah: Voices that Heal, Lecturer. Listening Lab: Early Jazz. 1900-1940
Savannah, GA
Dec 15, 2019
Guest Artist: A Holiday Romance Fundraiser
45 Bistro, Savannah, GA.
Dec 16, 2019
Guest Artist/Writer: 1900-1940: Early Jazz. Performances: 6 & 8 PM
The Davenport House Museum, Savannah, GA.

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As the Stepmother in Lady swanwhite, Opera Tampa, 2019.
“Mezzo-Soprano Jessica Best gives the show’s best performance as the stepmother, who spends most of the play terrorizing Swanwhite and her servants. In her role, those unexpected melodic leaps made sense, and her paranoia and grief over a long-ago death dominate the stage.” 
-Andrew Meacham,
Tampa Bay Times

News & Press

December 1, 2019

Jessica performs at Birdland!

On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019, Jessica performed at  The Birdland Theater! Click on the link below to watch Jessica sing from Carmen! Jessica was a featured artist in Susan Mosher's hit variety show, The Lineup! She looks forward to returning in 2020!

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October 31, 2019

Best sings title role of Angelina in Rossini's La Cenerentola this summer with the Savannah Opera!

"Gioachino Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” (Cinderella) is an operatic drama performed in two acts. Based on the famous fairy tale Cendrillon, it was written by Charles Perrault and was first performed in Rome’s Teatro Valle on January 25, 1817. Sung in Italian with English supertitles, the title role will be sung by SVF’s own Jessica Ann Best and conducted by Andrew Bisantz."
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