Jeanette E. Goldstein

Norwegian Mezzo-soprano Jeanette E. Goldstein (born 1983) is a native from Aalesund Norway. She started her interest in music as a tuba player before finding her voice in High School. She now has a got a diploma from Opera Academy in Stockholm, and is currently enrolled in a masters program at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. Her teachers include Svein Bjørkøy, Lena Hellström-Färnlöf and she is currently under the tutelage of Randi Stene.

During her studies Jeanette Goldstein sang roles like the Third Lady in The Magic Flute, Pisandro in Il ritorno d'Ulisse, Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito (excerpts) and Dalila in Samson et Dalila (excerpts). In 2005 she sang the main role of Sunniva in Norwegian composer Johan Odd Overøye's new opera Might the cross take root. She has Appeared with the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra Ålesund. In 2008 she sang the alto part in Pergolesi's Stabat Mater in a ballet version at the Stockholm Royal Opera. During the summer of 2009 she sang Polinesso in Ariodante at the Drottningholm Court Theatre. The 2010/2011 season included Flosshilde in Das Rheingold and Götterdämmerung as well asRossweisse in Die Walküre with the Wermland Opera, Sweden. The 2012/2013 season include Third Lady in The Magic Flute and Carmen in the two sets of productions of Carmen at Opera Sør in Kristiansand, Norway.

In 2005 Jeanette Goldstein was Awarded the 1st prize in the European Music Competition for Youth. During the summer of 2007 she was invited to the Academy of Aix-en-Provence where she took part in master classes with Bernarda Fink. In June 2012 she was a finalist in the Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition in Norrkoping, Sweden. Jeanette has also received numerous scholarships, including from Tom Wilhelmsen's Artist Stipend, Sine Butenschøn Fund, the Royal Academy of Music Nationala Scholarship, Kjell Holm Foundation Artist Grant, Anders Walls stipendium and Swedish-Norwegian Music Scholarship Prize.