Claire de Sévigné




Named one of CBC’s Top Young Canadian Classical Musicians, soprano Claire de Sévigné was recently nominated for a Classical Album of the Year JUNO award for her Naxos album of Vivaldi Cantatas with Kevin Mallon and the Aradia Ensemble. Recent successes have come with the Canadian Opera Company, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Opernhaus Zürich and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées as Blonde in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, in which she was hailed for her “sparkling top notes and vocal brilliance, lightness and finesse.”

Looking forward to 2020/2021, Ms de Sévigné will be heard as Cunegonde in Candide for the Grand Théâtre de Genève, as La Fée in Massenet’s Cendrillon for the Lucerne Festival and as Adele in Die Fledermaus for Anger Nantes Opéra and Opéra d’Avignon.

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“The melodic ornamentation articulated in the stratosphere of her instrument is serenity incarnate.”

Chicago Tribune

 “Perfectly-placed high soprano and naturally sunny stage manner.” 

Opera Canada

“Dispatched the high-flown coloratura with laserlike precision and tonal beauty.”

Dallas News

“Claire de Sévigné captivates with an exemplary, unaffected and flawless opaque coloratura”

Badische Zeitung, Zürich