Irish soprano Claudia Boyle is a native of Dublin and graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music with first class honours. She was subsequently an Opera Theatre Company Young Artist and a member of the prestigious Young Singers Project at the 2010 Salzburg Festival.
Since Salzburg, Claudia has appeared at the Wexford Opera Festival as La Comtesse (La Cour de Célimène), at Komische Oper Berlin as Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) and with the Philharmonia Orchestra under John Wilson as Hanna Glawari (The Merry Widow). With Teatro dell’Opera di Roma she has appeared as Cunegonde (Candide) under Wayne Marshall, as Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) under Gabriele Ferro, and most recently in Paul Curran’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream conducted by James Conlon.
Future plans include Elena (Il cappello di paglia di Firenze) with Wexford Festival Opera, Dede (Bernstein’s A Quiet Place) with Ensemble Modern under Kent Nagano and Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor) with Danish National Opera under Martin André.
She was recipient of the Opera Prize at the 2010 's-Hertogenbosch International Vocal Competition and was awarded both First Prize and the Critics’ Prize at the 2012 Concorso Maria Callas Verona.
"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)