Jade Phoenix is a 24-year-old lyric soprano from Ireland. In 2020, she graduated with first-class honours Bachelor of Music Performancefrom the Royal Irish Academy of Music, studying with Mary Brennan and Dearbhla Collins. In 2021, Jade graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London under the tutelage of Yvonne Kenny with a Masters in Music Performance (Distinction), where she received a scholarship.
Jade participated in Wexford Festival Opera’s Academy programme in 2020 and 2021. She sang the role of Alice in Verdi’s Falstaff in 2020 and Giulietta in Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Mochecchi in 2021. Jade also participated in the Rossini Opera Festival Academy in Pesaro, Italy, where she sang the role of Modestina in Rossini's il Viaggio a Reims. Jade most recently sang the role of Iris in Handel’s Semele, a touring production by Opera Collective Ireland. Jade also made her professional debut with Wexford Festival Opera in October 2022, singing the role of Ariele in Halevy's La Tempesta.
Jade is the winner of multiple prizes including The Feis Ceoil Dramatic Cup Bursary 2022, Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition Bursary 2021, the Danone Ireland Young Outstanding Female Artist Award 2021, and the Flax Trust Music Bursary 2020.