Claire Raphaelson, soprano
New York native Claire Raphaelson is an active recitalist and soloist with wide-ranging musical pursuits. Praised for her "stylistically nuanced performances," and "charming sense of chutzpah,"(Boston Musical Intelligencer) Claire performs frequently throughout New York and New England with ensembles Musical Offering, Cornell Baroque Orchestra, Canticum Scholare, and more. She has appeared as a guest artist at the 2013 New Brunswick Early Music Festival, and as a semi-finalist in the Concours International de Chant Baroque de Froville in France, the Canticum Gaudium competition in Poland, the Oratorio Society of New York Competition, and Classical Singer Competition. She received her MM in Historical Performance from Longy School of Music and her BM in Vocal Performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, and has recently joined the professional octet of Christ & Saint Stephens in NY.
Headshot © Patrick Holloway 2011.