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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

Nov 22, 2019
An Evening of Cole Porter and George Gershwin. (Private Event, NYC), Artist and Coordinator
New York, New York
Nov 26, 2019
Guest Artist, The Lineup with Susie Mosher.
The Birdland Theater, New York.
Dec 4, 2019
Guest Artist: Opera Guild Luncheon
Tampa, FL
Dec 7, 2019
Private Event, Guest Artist.
Tampa, FL.
Dec 8, 2019
Guest Artist: Holiday Voices By VOICE Experience (VOICExperience Foundation)
On Top Of the World, OCALA, FL.

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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

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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September 30, 2019

For Your Grammy Consideration: Louis Karchin's Naxos Recording, "Jane Eyre."

Jessica is featured on Louis Karchin's new opera recording release of Jane Eyre, playing the roles of Bessie and Mary Rivers. The album was recorded in 2017 on the Naxos Label.
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