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Claire Coolen
SOPRANO

Soprano. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She completed her Bachelor and Masters of Music in vocal performance in New York City at Manhattan School of Music. She worked, among others, with Renata Scotto, Martina Arroyo, Placido Domingo and Richard Bonynge.

Winner of the International competition “Cappuccilli-Patané-Respighi, along with the audience prize in Alessandria, Italy, she has been praised by the critics for her "gorgeous voice with impressive control, "crystalline voice" and "powerful stage presence".

Notable roles throughout the United States and Europe include: Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor, Violetta in La Traviata, Gilda in Rigoletto, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Mimì and Musetta in La Bohème, Liù in Turandot, Soeur Constance in the Dialogues des Carmélites, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Nanetta in Falstaff, Marie in La Fille du Régiment and the Governess in Turn of the Screw, for which she received the Royal Bank of Canada Award in Excellence.

Also, she was Hannah in Martin Bresnik’s new opera My Friends Story and Mrs. Winemiller in Lee Hobby’s first ever recording of Summer and Smoke (Opera News 2011 CDs of the year).

She has appeared on Radio Shows in USA (WQXR) and Italy (RAI 3).

Claire has filmed and sang the role of Musetta in the motion picture film The Bohemians, a modern adaptation of Puccini's La Boheme due for release soon.
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