Calgary (Alberta, Canada)
Performer (piano) • Conductor

Praised for an “une immense douceur et une précision qui m’a semblé sans faille” (L’Opéra) and “amazing versatility” (Opera Ramblings), pianist Jennifer Szeto carves out a unique path as a performer, coach, and educator. She is a graduate of San Francisco Opera’s Adler Fellowship, Merola Opera Program, Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio, and Atelier Lyrique at Opéra de Montréal. Recent roles include music directing the world premiere of Laurence Jobidon’s L’hiver attend beaucoup de moi, (described by Montréal Theatre Hub as “exactly what opera needs”) and head coach in Written on Skin, both at Opéra de Montréal. Elsewhere, she is a staff coach for Opera McGill, University of Ottawa, and Highlands Opera Studio. An active administrator, Jennifer serves on the Board of Directors of the Association for Opera in Canada, and acts as Program Manager for Toronto’s Tapestry Opera with the Canadian Opera Resource (COR) and the Women in Musical Leadership Fellowship, a multi-year fellowship for female and non-binary conductors. Jennifer is a founding member of Montréal’s Musique 3 Femmes.