Claire Meghnagi, Soprano. Graduated from the Rubin Music Academy in Tel Aviv, she continued her studies in Boston and Berlin. She made debuts at the world's most prestigious venues in 2007 with William Christie's academy for young singers Jardin des Voix. She has since performed leading roles at the Finnish National Opera, Estonian national Opera, The New Israeli opera, Cite de la Musique, Théâtre de Caen, Reinsberg Opera Festival, Israel Festival and in The Infernal Comedy alongside John Malkovich on tour in USA and Europe. Her roles have included Cleopatra, Galatea and Aci (Handel), Susanna, Pamina, Despina and Zerlina (Mozart), Euridice (Gluck), Rosina (Rossini), Anne Trulove (Stravinsky) and Thérèse (Poulenc). Claire regularly performs a vast concert repertoire, in venues as Vienna Musikverein, Berlin Philharmonie, London's Wigmore Hall and the Barbican, Alice Tully Hall, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Palais de beaux arts in Brussels, Auditorio Nacional de Madrid and Lisbon's Gulbenkian. Other concert appearances include the Israel Philharmonic, Bremer Philharmonic, Berliner Symphoniker, Estonian National Symphony, Russian State Chamber Orchestra, Ulster Symphony, Jerusalem Symphony, Les Arts Florissants, Wiener Akademie, Helsinki Baroque and Israeli Camerata. Winner of numerous awards and scholarships, Claire was selected to represent Israel at the prestigious "BBC Cardiff singer of the world" competition in 2009, where she performed with the Welsh national orchestra with great success.
Her roles at the Israeli Opera:
Orfeo ed Euridice: Euridice (2012)
Cosi fan Tuttel: Despina (2007)
Il Trittico – Suor Angelica: La Cercatrice (2007)
Armide: La Bergere (2006)