J’Nai Named as One of WQXR’s Forty Under 40: The Next Generation of Great Opera Singers

J’Nai was named by WQXR’s Fred Plotkin as one of the forty opera singers to watch who are “making the future bright for opera.”

J’nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano, memorably sang the role of Carmen, a young Peruvian, in Jimmy López and Nilo Cruz’s Bel Canto at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Among a cast led by Danielle de Niese, Anthony Roth Costanzo and other fine singers, she earned one’s attention and sympathy. Upcoming engagements including Suzuki in San Diego, Britten’s Lucretia in Wolf Trap and Nefertiti in Akhnaten in Los Angeles.” (WQXR Operavore)