Taking abroad career view
Dallas soprano Laura Claycomb finds success mostly in Europe

Author: Olin Chism Staff Critic of The Dallas Morning News
Publish Date: January 11, 1997
Word Count: 878
Document ID: 0ED3D8E76A8647EC
Soprano Laura Claycomb has sung leading roles in Paris, Geneva and Turin, Italy. She’s sung small roles in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. She’s sung no roles in Dallas – her hometown. What may seem at first glance to be a curiously skewed career is easily explained by three factors: She’s new to opera, she’s had some phenomenally good luck, but success overseas doesn’t quickly translate to success at home.