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Laura Claycomb Putting the color into coloratura

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Totalità (Candide – Firenze)

“The musical part, constituted by chorus, ensembles, songs and a few duets, had more than respectable interpreters: to start with the excellent Laura Claycomb (Cunegonde), optimal as much as an actress as a coloratura soprano, blessed with a good technical virtuosity and vocal agility…” by Domenico Del Nero Read entire article here: http://www.totalita.it/articolo.asp?articolo=7206&categoria=1&sezione=8&rubrica=8

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Opus Magazine Article Series

Laura’s thoughts on Vocal Technique are being featured in a four-part series in the fantastic Israeli Classical Music magazine Opus this month and next.…

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Candide in Florence

Laura just finished shows in Florence, as Cunegonde in Bernstein’s Candide with Bernstein protegé John Axelrod conducting.…

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Haydn Creation with Mehta

Laura was pleased to jump in for an ailing colleague in Haydn’s Die Schoepfung with the great Zubin Mehta while in rehearsals for Candide at the Maggio Musicale in Florence.…

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New York Times (Carnegie Hall Bel canto Concert)

In Bellini’s “Eccomi in lieta vesta,” the warm and noble sound of Jennifer Montone’s horn partnered beautifully with that of Ms. Claycomb’s soprano.

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Carnegie Hall Bel Canto Concert

Laura sang on March 18 for the highlight of Joyce DiDonato’s Perspectives series in this celebration of music from the bel canto era.…

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Times Picayune (Lucia)

Soprano Laura Claycomb embraces the title role with determined vigor. Any Lucia is judged by her “Mad Scene,” but audiences would do well to pay attention to Claycomb from the very outset.…

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New Orleans Advocate Review (Lucia)

Soprano Laura Claycomb, in the title role, furnished everything the role called for.…

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Ariadne auf Naxos DVD/Blue-Ray

Laura is thrilled to announce the release of the DVD and Blue-Ray video of her performance of Zerbinetta in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos at the Glyndebourne Festival last summer (2013.) For more information and to buy the recording on Glydnebourne’s site, click here!

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Young Artists’ Corner

My popular advice for young singers: The very first masterclass I gave, I jotted down a few ideas of things I wish I had known when I was just out of college; that advice has ballooned into this Young Artists Corner throughout my career. A book is forthcoming from this information, but in the meanwhile, there is plenty to read

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