JUN-JUL Marie (study-cover), Wozzeck and Apprentice Artist Scenes
Claire is over the moon to be learning a dream role, Marie in Alban Berg's infamous Wozzeck, as an Apprentice Artist at Des Moines Metro Opera this summer. Claire will also appear in a selection of scenes from Un ballo in maschera, Jenufa, and Gloriana as part of the program.
MAY 17-25 Hera, All Wounds Bleed by Christopher Cerrone
Claire is thrilled to debut with Chicago Fringe Opera as the iconic Hera, Mother of the Gods, in Christopher Cerrone's evocative one act opera, All Wounds Bleed.
MAR 29-30 selections from Suor Angelica & The Consul
Claire returns to Transgressive Theatre-Opera in the "Letters of Love and Subterfuge" concert, featured in scenes from Suor Angelica and The Consul.
DEC 2 Alto Soloist, selections from THE MESSIAH at First Pres. of Wilmette
Claire will appear with a chamber orchestra and the chancel choir of First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette, IL singing the Alto solos in several selections from Handel's timeless Messiah.
SEPT 15-16 Sky Masterson, Guys and Dolls with Janus Concert Series
Claire appears in the debut performance of Chicago's JANUS CONCERT SERIES, which performs reimagined productions of classical musical theater works. It is with great excitement that Claire will appear in a gender-expansive production of Guys and Dolls in the role of playboy gambler Sky Masterson, who is unexpectedly sidelined by love after years of avoiding it.
as the Queen of the Fairies in Iolanthe:
as Mad Margaret in Ruddigore:
Hera in All Wounds Bleed
Chicago Fringe Opera
Marie (study-cover) in Wozzeck
Apprentice Artist Scenes
Des Moines Metro Opera
Des Moines, IA
Alto Solo in The Messiah
First Presbyterian Church of
Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls
Janus Concert Series
MAY 12-21 Giorgetta, Il Tabarro with Mid-Ohio Opera
Claire is ecstatic to be reprising one of her favorite roles-- Giorgetta in Puccini's one act masterpiece Il Tabarro-- while simultaneously making her company debut with Mid-Ohio Opera in May of 2018. Stay tuned for performance details and ticket information!
NOV 10- DEC 9 Concert Soloist, "A Gilbert & Sullivan Jewelry Box"
Claire debuts with Transgressive Theatre-Opera in an eclectic concert of G&S selections. Claire will be featured as the Baroness in scenes from The Grand Duke and Lady Sophy in scenes from Utopia, Ltd. Tickets available now by CLICKING HERE!
Giorgetta in Il Tabarro
Antonia in Les contes d'Hoffman
St Petersburg Opera Company, FL
Concert Soloist - "A Gilbert & Sullivan Jewelry Box"
Transgressive Theatre-Opera, Chicago IL
JUN 18-JUL 9 Faculty at the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts
Claire returns for her second summer as a member of the Vocal Music Faculty at the Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts, a highly selective arts program for high school students. Her experience in 2016 was one of the most rewarding of her professional life, and she is eager to return to work with the incredibly talented students.
MAR 10-12 Iolanthe with The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company of Chicago
Fantastic reviews for Claire's Chicago operatic debut in one of her favorite roles in the G&S canon! The Hyde Park Herald praises Claire for being "powerful of voice and particularly adept in her many comic moments." Read the entire review of this great production HERE!
Queen of the Fairies in Iolanthe
Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company of Chicago
Salud in La Vida Breve
Cincinnati Chamber Opera
Leonora in Il Trovatore
St Petersburg Opera Company, FL
NOV 11-13 La Vida Breve with Cincinnati Chamber Opera
Claire stars as the tragic heroine Salud in this rarely-performed gem by the great Manuel DeFalla! In a striking and moving minimalist production by director Marcus Shields, Claire never leaves the stage for the entirety of this 70-minute masterpiece.