Jessica Klein makes her Seattle Opera debut as Helmwige. Recent performances include Anna in Intermezzo and Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly at New York City Opera and Giorgetta in Il tabarro at Castleton Festival. Other roles include Alice Ford in Falstaff, Mrs. Gibbs in Our Town, and Tatyana in Eugene Onegin. She graduated from the Juilliard Opera Center in 2009. Klein has also sung in various concerts at Avery Fisher Hall: she debuted as soloist in Verdi’s Requiem with Manhattan Youth Orchestra and returned as Clorinda in La Cenerentola for the Tucker Foundation Gala and as the Confidant in Elektra.