Bénédicte Jourdois


A graduate of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at The Metropolitan Opera, Bénédicte Jourdois is currently on faculty at The Juilliard School, the Curtis Institute of Music and the Manhattan School of Music, and is a guest coach at Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program.

An active festival musician, Ms. Jourdois has been working at the Chautauqua Institution Voice Program since 2007, at the Castleton Festival since 2011, and worked at the Spoleto Festival USA from 2011 to 2013.

Ms. Jourdois has performed in numerous venues in Europe and in the United States, including Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington, and has worked in major North American opera houses such as the Pittsburgh Opera, Philadelphia Opera and the Houston Grand Opera.

Born in Paris, Ms. Jourdois holds degrees from the Conservatoire National de Region de Saint-Maur, the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Lyon, Mannes College, and The Juilliard School.