Claudia Boyle – Woman
Dublin-born Claudia Boyle graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music before being selected to join the prestigious Young Singers Project at the 2010 Salzburg Festival. Claudia’s debuts include Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) at the 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, Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor) with Danish National Opera under Martin André. Claudia has appeared with Wexford Festival Opera as La Comtesse (La cour de Célimène) and as Elena (Il cappello di paglia di Firenze), at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma as Cunegonde (Candide) under Wayne Marshall and as Konstanze under Gabriele Ferro. She has also recently performed the roles of Pat Nixon (Nixon in China) and Jenny (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny). Current season highlights include a company debut with Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden as Adina (L’elisir d’amore) under Matteo Beltrami, a return to Teatro del’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. An equally compelling concert performer, Claudia recently appeared with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra alongside Joseph Calleja in an opera gala as Dede (Bernstein’s A Quiet Place) with Ensemble Modern under Kent Nagano at the Berliner Konzerthaus. 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.