NEWS AND REVIEWS
COSI - ANOTHER GREAT MUSICAL REVIEW!
June 7, 2023
"Conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson shows a deep understanding of Mozart’s complex musical structure and delivers a perfectly balanced reading of the score....Under her direction the ensemble of St. Louis Symphony Orchestra members plays with all the finesse I have grown accustomed to hearing during the SLSO's regular season."
June 6, 2023
Broadway World gives our production a great musical review! "Jeri Lynn Johnson conducts the fine orchestra, and this lady very clearly, very deeply knows her Mozart. Under her baton the orchestra gives a quite flawless performance. So—it’s all musically wonderful!" To Read More
EVERYONE IS ‘REDISCOVERING’ FLORENCE PRICE. LEAVE IT TO THE L.A. PHIL TO REVEAL HER ESSENCE
Mark Swed LA Times, November 21, 2022
Great article about the "Rock My Soul" festival at the LA Phil and my performance of Florence Price's Symphony No. 3!
Cultural Attache - Craig Byrd
Thanks to Craig Byrd for a fun and wide-ranging interview!
Peter Dobrin-Philadelphia Inquirer Oct 19, 2022
In depth exploration of the history of Black conductors on the podium and whether this moment of greater visibility will last and create change within the classical music industry!
From Grit to Grace!
Renowned music director Jeri Lynne Johnson channeled her rage from an audition rejection by creating the diverse, critically acclaimed Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra in Philadelphia.
Since its creation in 1942, Voice of America has been committed to providing comprehensive coverage of the news and telling audiences the truth. I was so honored that VOA added my story to their news service to share my work around the world.
OPERA AMERICA AWARD!
January 26, 2022
OPERA America awards 2022 Opera Grants for Women Stage Directors and Conductors. I am so excited and honored to receive this prestigious award from Opera America for my upcoming work with the Florida Grand Opera conducting Handel's Agrippina!