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 collaborates frequently with lutenist Matthew Wright and keyboardist Matthew Hall, and appears with numerous ensembles such as Musical Offering, Long & Away, Seven Times Salt, Schola Cantorum, and others. Claire was as a guest artist at the 2013 New Brunswick Early Music Festival, and was a semi-finalist of the 2012 Concours International de Chant Baroque de Froville in France, the 2013 Oratorio Society of New York Competition, and 2013 Classical Singer Competition, and 2013 Canticum Gaudium competition in Poland. Claire 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.
Headshot © Patrick Holloway 2011.