Claudia Boyle
Soprano

“Shows real star potential and sparkles insouciantly as the flighty Célimène" (Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph, October 2011)

Contacts

Shirley Thomson +44 (0)20 3725 9173
Christopher Lawson +44 (0)20 3725 9108

Biography

Current season highlights include a company debut with Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden as Adina (L’elisir d’amore) under Matteo Beltrami, a return to Teatro dell’Opera di Roma for her role debut as Gilda (Rigoletto) under Renato Palumbo, and her company debut with English National Opera as Mabel in the highly-anticipated new production of The Pirates of Penzance by film-director Mike Leigh.

Dublin-born Claudia Boyle graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music with first class honours and became an Opera Theatre Company Young Artist before being selected to join the prestigious Young Singers Project at the 2010 Salzburger Festspiele.

Since Salzburg, Claudia Boyle has made a number of

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Current season highlights include a company debut with Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden as Adina (L’elisir d’amore) under Matteo Beltrami, a return to Teatro dell’Opera di Roma for her role debut as Gilda (Rigoletto) under Renato Palumbo, and her company debut with English National Opera as Mabel in the highly-anticipated new production of The Pirates of Penzance by film-director Mike Leigh.

Dublin-born Claudia Boyle graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music with first class honours and became an Opera Theatre Company Young Artist before being selected to join the prestigious Young Singers Project at the 2010 Salzburger Festspiele.

Since Salzburg, Claudia Boyle has made a number of important debuts including Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) at Komische Oper Berlin, Tytania in Paul Curran’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream conducted by James Conlon at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor) with Danish National Opera under Martin André. In concert, Claudia Boyle has appeared with conductors including Riccardo Muti, Paavo Järvi and Eivind Gullberg Jensen.

At the 2012 Concorso Maria Callas Verona, Claudia Boyle was awarded both First Prize and the Critics’ Prize.

 

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Shirley Thomson +44 (0)20 3725 9173
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Reviews

"Claudia Boyle launched into a fearless program with an electrifying performance of Vivaldi's Agitata da due venti. She also exhibited astonishing breath control in Non mi dir, a joyous Les Filles de Cadix that never descended into camp, and a Regnava nel silenzio that showed off her gleaming top. Unlike many singers, who over-calculate their charm and wit, Boyle rolls the dice in a big way and lands safely every time." (Brian Kellow, Opera News, February 2014)

“Claudia Boyle (Dede), Jonathan McGovern (Junior) and Christopher Purves (Sam) sing impressively.” (Peter Uehling, Berliner Zeitung, November 2013)

"Claudia Boyle scores another coloratura triumph." (The Irish

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"Claudia Boyle launched into a fearless program with an electrifying performance of Vivaldi's Agitata da due venti. She also exhibited astonishing breath control in Non mi dir, a joyous Les Filles de Cadix that never descended into camp, and a Regnava nel silenzio that showed off her gleaming top. Unlike many singers, who over-calculate their charm and wit, Boyle rolls the dice in a big way and lands safely every time." (Brian Kellow, Opera News, February 2014)

“Claudia Boyle (Dede), Jonathan McGovern (Junior) and Christopher Purves (Sam) sing impressively.” (Peter Uehling, Berliner Zeitung, November 2013)

"Claudia Boyle scores another coloratura triumph." (The Irish Independent, October 2013)

"A real star in the making." (Ian Fox, Opera, September 2013)

"Claudia Boyle excels in the vertiginous flounces of the Countess's coloratura." (The Guardian, October 2011)

"Claudia Boyle does full justice to Thomas's extravagant coloratura, vocal acrobatics and elaborate roulades." (The Irish Independent, October 2011)