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Laura Claycomb Putting the color into coloratura


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New Initiatives

I am thrilled to announce that I will finally be singing my first post-pandemic concert this month! …

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Theater Jones Review – Magic in the Air

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra – Mahler’s 4th Symphony “Here, though, a single singer is in the spotlight to perform a lied, “Das himmlische Leben,” about the wonders of heavenly life, especially the excellent food to be found there, though the bit about Herod the butcher slaughtering the innocent lamb is rather grim.…

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Highland Park High School Distinguished Alumna!

I’m happy to announce I have been awarded the Distinguished Alumna Award from my high school in Dallas, Highland Park High School.…

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DIY Diva’s Hemnes bed upholstery hack

Well, this is not my first DIY rodeo, and I thought I’d put it up on my website to take a break from ALL OPERA ALL THE TIME.…

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Another baby!

We are super excited that we are expecting our second child in July 2019, which is why you haven’t heard much from me!…

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“Women’s Voices” Recital program (Southwestern University, Texas)

For Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, I put together a lovely recital program, all based on women’s poetry, that I hope to be able to repeat in the coming year after my pregnancy.…

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Israel Camerata Concerts

I was happy to be back in Israel in September, where I sang some beautiful Mozart arias with the Israeli Camerata in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on September 21 (matinee) and 22 (evening.)…

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Culturebox – Festival de Saint Denis STABAT MATER

Des solos et des duos, portés par la soprano américaine Laura Claycomb et la contralto italienne Sara Mingardo.…

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Masterclasses and Teaching

I will be making a masterclass tour this fall, and wanted to give a few thoughts on teaching.…

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Opera Warhorses (Don Giovanni – Donna Anna – Dallas)

“Texas lyric coloratura soprano Laura Claycomb assayed the role of Donna Anna, her role debut.…

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Dallas Observer, Don Giovanni (Donna Anna)

“Soprano Laura Claycomb as Donna Anna gave a multidimensional performance. Her crystal-clear tone brought pathos to her role in quiet moments, and her passionate acting demonstrated determination as the avenger of her father’s murderer, Don Giovanni.…

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Opera News – Open your heart recording

"...Many sopranos have recorded the Cantilena from Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, but Claycomb’s timbre and the blend of melancholy and hopefulness with which she infuses the soaring line are hard to top..."

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The Scarlet Letter

Laura sings the protagonist Hester Prynne, the wearer of The Scarlet Letter, in the world premiere of the Lori Laitman opera of the same name at Opera Colorado.

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Fanfare review (Huntley Dent)

" of the bright lights of recent releases..." "It needs saying up front: Not since the heyday of Kathleen Battle and Dawn Upshaw have I heard a lyric soprano as winning as Laura Claycomb. ... The voice is vibrant and tonally lustrous, immediately capturing your attention. Now Delos has given Claycomb a solo recital with guitarist Marc Teicholz that showcases quite special qualities of voice, artistry, and programming."

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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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