"Claire de Sévigné as a striking Queen of the Night"

 - Los Angeles Times

Scènes Magazine : Swiss Culture Geneva

October 31, 2019

Interview with Claire de Sévigné on her time in Geneva and upcoming roles with the Grand Théâtre de Genève.

Exposé: ONTOO Jewellery Launch

December 31, 2018

Claire joins ONTOO Jewellery in anticipation of their new launch of accessories. Musical excerpt from "Resplende, Bella" RV 627 by Antonio Vivaldi from Claire's album of Vivaldi: Sacred Music Volume 4. 

Live Interview with ICI Radio Canada

December 13, 2018

Claire joins Isabelle Fleury on L'Heure de Pointe with Ici Radio Canada to discuss the upcoming performances of Messiah with Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Playing December 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, & 23 at Roy Thomson Hall.

Montreal Gazette: OSM in the Parks

July 10, 2018

Video highlight in the Montreal Gazette of Claire's recent performance with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in Jarry Park, Montreal, where she sang for 20,000 people! 

Interview with the Globe and Mail

February 01, 2018

"The Highs and Lows of COC Coloratura Soprano Claire de Sévigné" 

Live Radio Interview with the New Classical 96.3 FM

February 05, 2018

Claire de Sévigné joins ‘Classical Mornings’ for a live interview to discuss her role in the upcoming production of The Abduction from the Seraglio with the Canadian Opera Company.

Opernhaus Zürich March MAG Frageboden

February 28, 2017

Check out Claire's fun questionnaire with Opernhaus Zürich as she prepares for her upcoming role of Hermione in the new production of Trojan's Orest. 

L'Opéra Revue Québécoise: Portrait

November 30, 2016

Claire de Sévigné is featured in December 2016's edition of L'Opéra Revue Québécoise magazine. In this young artist's Portrait article she discusses her developing career abroad and her time with the Zürich Opera House.

Opernhaus Zürich MAG, May 2016

April 30, 2016

Claire sings the lead role of Angelica in Orlando Paladino in a new IOS production with Opernhaus Zürich. Directed by Jetske Mijnssen and conducted by Gianluca Capuano. Here's the insider article about this exciting and provocative piece.

Univeristy of Toronto News: 16 Reasons to Watch the JUNOS this Year

February 03, 2016

Recently nominated for a 2016 Classical Album of the Year JUNO award for her Naxos album of Vivaldi Cantatas featuring Maestro Kevin Mallon and the Aradia Ensemble.

THE SCOOP | 2016 JUNO Award Nominees Announced (Classical Music Category)

February 01, 2016

Musical Toronto announces the 2016 JUNO Award Nominees...

Interview with Claire de Sévigné, Canadian Coloratura Soprano

January 10, 2016

We asked the very talented Canadian coloratura soprano Claire de Sévigné to tell us more about her approach to singing and developing an international career. Here is her advice to young singers who aspire to become a successful artist.

Opera Canada Magazine: In Review

December 31, 2015

Claire's was recently was recently nominated for a 2016 Classical Album of the Year JUNO award for her Naxos album of Vivaldi Cantatas featuring Maestro Kevin Mallon and the Aradia Ensemble.


“De Sévigné handles the florid writing with ease, even more impressive in her da capo section. It’s a clear, pinpoint soprano sound, with vibrato used sparingly at the ends of phrases or to colour held notes. Her musicality is illustrated by her attention to texts and her shapely phrasing"... 


Opera Canada Magazine: On Stage Feature

October 31, 2015

Claire discusses her time with the Salzburg Festival, where she performed Mozart's concert aria Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio! with "ripe timber, firework ornamentation and poised stage presence" and what her next step will be as a new young artist on the European operatic scene.

CBC's 30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians under 30

August 04, 2015

Hot because: She's a coloratura soprano with a voice that can do just about anything above the staff.  A semifinalist at the 2015 Montreal International Musical Competition, de Sévigné is spending the summer at the Salzburg Festival's Young Artist Project, and in the fall she joins the Opera Studio Program at Zurich Opera, where they will no doubt be smitten.

Schmopera Blog: "How To" with Claire de Sévigné

June 16, 2015

In this fun "How To" video, Claire joins the Schmopera blog to demonstrate how she trills, holds long high notes and staccati, while shedding some light on how she pulls off these vocal pyrotechnics!  

What it's Like To Be an Opera Singer? In conversation with Claire de Sévigné

February 02, 2014

On February 7th, twenty-six-year-old Claire de Sevigne will perform Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”, as part of the Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio: Canada’s premier training program for young opera professionals. 

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