Claire Johnson (Soprano)

Claire attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as a part-time vocal student whilst studying in Oxford for a B.A. (Honours) in Music and Publishing. She completed post-graduate singing studies at the Birmingham Conservatoire with Pamela Cook M.B.E. and Howard Milner, subsequently undertaking advanced Masterclass tuition with the late Anthony Rolfe Johnson C.B.E.

Claire is in popular demand as a Midlands concert soloist and has performed extensively in a wide variety of principal operatic roles including Tatyana in Eugene Onegin and Preziosilla in La Forza del Destino for Royal Sutton Opera; Anna in Moses, Konchakovna in Prince Igor and the title role in Carmen for Midland Music Makers Opera; Tebaldo in Don Carlos and Second Lady in The Magic Flute for Bel Canto Opera; Rosina in The Barber of Seville, The Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute, Carolina in The Secret Marriage, Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera, Adele in Die Fledermaus and both the Countess and Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro. Claire has also worked with Spa Opera Group as Phyllis in Iolanthe, as Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street for Birmingham and Midland Operatic Society at the Birmingham Hippodrome and with Stratford-upon-Avon Gilbert & Sullivan Society in the title roles of Patience and Princess Ida and as Josephine in HMS Pinafore, Yum-Yum in The Mikado and Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance at the RSC Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Claire is also an accomplished violinist and is currently Secretary of the Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Leamington Spa.



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High quality opera and drama in Stratford upon Avon.