Deemed a ‘major young artist with the potential to make an international impact,’ Clare Presland is a Chilcott Award winner. Most recent and future engagements include HERMIA A Midsummer Night’s Dream English National Opera and Aldeburgh Festival, VARVARA Káťa Kabanová Opera Holland Park as well as covering the role for the ROH Covent Garden, KOMPONIST Ariadne auf Naxos Longborough Festival, RED QUEEN Gerald Barry’s Alice’s Adventures Under Ground RTE Concert Orchestra and ANNINA La Traviata Théatre des Champs Elysées. Further ahead sees her main stage debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in a leading role.

Appearances in recent seasons have included AKSINYA Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Opera de Lyon, PATIENT 2 Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis (world premiere) Royal Opera House, Covent Garden at the Lyric Hammersmith, CHRISTINA Eichberg’s Glare (world premiere) Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, HERMIA A Midsummer Night’s Dream Hyogo Performing Arts Center in Japan, KITCHEN BOY Rusalka Scottish Opera, REALTOR Tansy Davies’ Between Worlds (world premiere) English National Opera at the Barbican and both CARMEN and MISS JESSEL The Turn of the Screw for Nevill Holt Opera. Clare has enjoyed a long standing relationship with English National Opera where her many roles have included MARGRET Wozzeck, WARDROBE MISTRESS/SCHOOLBOY/PAGE Lulu, PALESTINIAN WOMAN The Death of Klinghoffer, SONYETKA Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, FLORA La Traviata, MERCEDES Carmen, WOWKLE La fanciulla del West and SECOND LADY The Magic Flute.

Recent concert engagements include Beethoven’s 9th Symphony for the Al Bustan Festival, A Night at the Opera LSO St Luke’s, Canteloube’s Songs of the Auvergne Norfolk Symphony Orchestra, Mozart Requiem The Ten Tors Orchestra and Rossini’s Stabat Mater English Symphony Orchestra (conductor Adrian Partington) Bristol’s Colston Hall.

Clare trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and was also a Britten Pears Young Artist. She continues to study with Robert Dean.

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