About Sonia Jacobson

After a BA in Modern Languages and Philosophy at Oxford University, French/American soprano Sonia Jacobson went on to pursue a career in opera and classical voice in Paris, France. As part of the Queen’s college choir, Sonia recorded albums, was broadcast live on the BBC and toured England (Westminster, Salisbury, Truro, Bristol…) In Paris, she studied voice at the Conservatoire and took part in masters classes with teachers from the Royal Academy of Music, the Berlin Universität der Künste and the Julliard School of New-York.

On stage, Sonia has appeared as Nerone in the Coronation of Poppea (Monteverdi), the Second Witch in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell), and the Governess in The Turn of the Screw (Britten). In the latter role, her “purity of tone” and “versatility and depth of expression” were highlighted by the critics (Oxford Daily Info, Oxford Culture Review). She performed as a soloist in Haendel’s Utrecht Te Deum, Mozart’s Requiem and Bach’s St John Passion with the Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra. In France, Sonia sang Haendel’s Messiah with the Oya Kephale orchestra and performed Schönberg’s Pierrot Lunaire with the Maja Ensemble. She also held the title roles in Offenbach’s La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein (2018) and La Périchole (2019) under Laëtitia Trouvé’s baton. In January 2020, she was Juno in Orphée aux Enfers at the Theatre du Ranelagh in Paris. Sonia moved to Cambridge in 2020, and can be found performing regular art song recitals at various venues throughout the Boston area.

Upcoming Events

From Nov 8, 2022 To Dec 20, 2022

As part of the One Film One Federation, Alliance Française offering, we are pleased to give you the opportunity to watch the movie Red soil/Rouge from the comfort of your home until December 31.

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Open House

Holiday Party for Kids and Teens


Saturday, December 10, 2022 10:00 AM To 2:00 PM

Children and teens are welcome to join us for exciting activities and ateliers in this holiday-themed event.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

Sorry, this event is sold out! We are excited to announce that our traditional Member Holiday Party is back at the French Library in 2022. We invite you to celebrate the end of the year in great style! Members are invited to ring in the holiday season at the renovated French Library. Meet and mingle with your fellow members while enjoying French wine, hors d'œuvres, and sweet treats. This members-only event is free and includes hors d'oeuvres and 3 tickets for wine. No guests, please. RSVP is required by December 9. Space is limited. Dress is festive! Want to attend but not a member yet? Sign up here!

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