Mezzo-Soprano | Worldwide Representation
As Orfeo in Orfeo and Euridice

“Johnson Cano delivers a vocally elegant Orfeo, deftly navigating her lines with appropriate color and showing no signs of strain. Clear-sounding and purposeful, she received ovation after ovation and none bigger than after her heartfelt ‘J’ai perdu mon Eurydice’ sung in English like every OTSL production over the loss of her lover.”
Opera Wire

“The opera is largely carried by its Orfeo, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, who brings a big, rich voice that’s flawlessly produced in both lyrical and fiendishly challenging coloratura passages. Dramatically, she was fully engaged, whether in mourning Euridice (she does a lot of that), charming the furies, or, finally, rejoicing. OTSL built its production around the St. Louis native, and it paid off.”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Jennifer Johnson Cano seizes one of the most challenging arias in all of opera and she flies to glory with it. In an astonishing coloratura display she warbles like a skylark. She sprinkles showers of notes with laser-like precision. It's a brilliant tour-de-force… Cano, a home town girl, totally owns this role, this show. She's almost always on-stage singing her heart out. She makes this a truly glorious production.”
Broadway World

Opera Theatre of St. Louis, June 2018
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