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About Jazmine

Mezzo-soprano Jazmine Olwalia has already been praised for her vocal “agility and rich tone” and as a “comedic delight”.  Possessing a voice of unusual beauty with a technique to match, she is a Resident Artist at Pittsburgh Opera and has been featured this season as Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro, Ariodante in Ariodante, Third Wood Sprite in Rusalka, and Girl in Denis and Katya. She will return to Pittsburgh for the 2023-24 season as Priestess in Iphegénie en Tauride, Little Sister in Proving Up and Phoebe in The Passion of Mary Cardwell.


Recent engagements have been with Portland Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Wolf Trap, and Annapolis Opera in repertoire such as Carmen, Anthony Davis’ The Central Park Five, Tobias Picker’s Awakenings, Sweeney Todd and The Magic Flute. Jazmine was also a proud ensemble member of the Grammy-award-winning Porgy and Bess at the Metropolitan Opera.


A placement winner of many competitions, Jazmine has received recognition from the Metropolitan Opera National Council AuditionsDallas Opera Guild Biennial CompetitionGeorge Shirley Vocal Competition,

and the Houston Gilbert and Sullivan Competition.


Upcoming Events

the magic flute

as Second Lady at Annapolis Opera


Follow the harrowing journey of Prince Tamino and his quirky comrade Papageno on an expedition to rescue his true love Pamina from the wrath of dark mystical forces. Armed only with a magical flute and bells, they join together to triumph over powers beyond their understanding. Featuring some of Mozart’s most recognizable melodies, The Magic Flute will bring joy to audiences of all ages.

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