Upcoming Performances

NOVEMBER 2019

16th -Recital with Lies Braakman, 

'Apparition' - featuring songs by Debussy, Chausson and Faure.

For the Vrienden van het Lied.

Utrecht, The Netherlands.

17th -Recital with Lies Braakman, 

'Apparition' - featuring songs by Debussy, Chausson and Faure.

For the Vrienden van het Lied.

Het Gooi, The Netherlands.

DECEMBER 2019

5th - 8th - Competing in the 10th Nadia and Lili Boulanger Competition

Conservatoire national supérieur d’Art dramatique.

Paris, France.

 

JANUARY 2020

21st - 31st - Handel 'Saul' with the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus

Theatre du Chatelet.

Paris, France.

MARCH 2020

 

29th - Recital with Lies Braakman,

'Songs without borders' featuring songs by Barber, Britten, Walton and Bernstein.

For the Vrienden van het LieD.

Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Past Performances

NOVEMBER 2019

8th - Samling Showcase

Soprano soloist

Wigmore Hall

OCTOBER 2019

27th -Recital with Lies Braakman, 

'Apparition' - featuring songs by Debussy, Chausson and Faure.

For the Vrienden van het Lied.

Groningen, The Netherlands.

SEPTEMBER 2019

3rd, 6th and 7th - Adina in Donizetti's 'L'elisir d'amore'

Iford Arts

AUGUST 2019

31st - Adina in Donizetti's 'L'elisir d'amore'

Iford Arts

JUNE 2019

26th - Oscar in Verdi's 'Un Ballo in Maschera'

Schools Performance, Opera Holland Park Young Artist Programme.

Opera Holland Park Theatre, Ilchester Place, London W8 6LU

28th - Oscar in Verdi's 'Un Ballo in Maschera'

Young Artist Performance.

Opera Holland Park Theatre, Ilchester Place, London W8 6LU

MAY 2019

18th - Recital with Lies Braakman,

'Songs without borders' featuring songs by Barber, Britten, Walton and Bernstein.

For the Vrienden van het Lied, incorporated in the Internationaal Lied Festival Zeist.

MARCH 2019

3rd - Recital with Lies Braakman, 

'Apparition' - featuring songs by Debussy, Chausson and Faure.

For the Vrienden van het Lied.

The Hague, Holland

FEBRUARY 2019

12th - A masterclass with Amanda Roocroft

Part of the OHP Young Artist Scheme

Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA

JANUARY 2019

25th - 31st - Competitor - Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition

Dublin, Ireland

OCTOBER 2018

19th - Independent Opera Scholars Recital

Wigmore Hall,

London.

JUNE - AUGUST 2018

Cover - Yniold in Debussy's 'Pelleas and Melisande,'

Chorus - Handel 'Saul' and 'Guilio Cesare,' Barber 'Vanessa'

Glyndebourne Festival Chorus

Lewes, 

East Sussex

APRIL 2018

18th - Lauretta in Puccini's 'Gianni Schicci'

Barbican Hall,

London.

 

MARCH 2018

2nd & 5th - Sœur Constance in Poulenc's 'Dialogues des Carmelites'

Silk Street Theatre,

Guildhall School of Music & Drama,

FEBRUARY 2018

 

26th & 28th - Sœur Constance in Poulenc's 'Dialogues des Carmelites'

Silk Street Theatre,

Guildhall School of Music & Drama,

 

JANUARY 2018

14th - Classical Transmission - SongSpiel

Austerity Songs by William Marsey

Claire Lees (Soprano), Felicity Turner (mezzo), James Way (tenor), Jonathan Hyde (baritone)

Natalie Burch (piano)

Antenna Studios, Crystal Palace, London.

DECEMBER 2017

9th - Samling Artist Programme Masterclass and Concert

Sage, Gateshead,

NOVEMBER 2017

1st, 3rd and 6th - The Foreign Woman in Menotti's 'The Consul'

Silk Street Theatre,

Guildhall School of Music & Drama,

19th - Recital with Lies Braakman, 

'British and American composers and poets' songs by Barber, Bernstein, Britten, Clarke and Walton

For the Vrienden van het Lied.

Friesland, The Netherlands

OCTOBER 2017

30th - The Foreign Woman in Menotti's 'The Consul'

Silk Street Theatre,

Guildhall School of Music & Drama,

JULY 2017

 

5th, 6th, 8th and 10th – Opera Makers

Lisette, (La Rondine), Frasquita, (Carmen) Hummingbird, (The Hummingbird*)

*premier of new opera. This term’s Scenes feature three exciting new works written by composers and librettists on the School’s MA in Opera Making & Writing programme.

Studio Theatre, Milton Court

Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

​MAY 2017

 

7th - Recital with Lies Braakman, 

'British and American composers and poets' songs by Barber, Bernstein, Britten, Clarke and Walton

For the Vereniging Vrienden van het Lied.

Teteringen, The Netherlands.

 

11th, 16th, 17th - Role of Pamina in 'The Magic Flute' 

with Charles Court Opera.

Kings Head Theatre, London.

20th - Soprano Soloist - Haydn's Creation

with Heathfield Choral Society.

Heathfield State Hall.

 

APRIL 2017

 

8th - Recital with Lies Braakman, 

'British and American composers and poets' songs by Barber, Bernstein, Britten, Clarke and Walton

For the Vereniging Vrienden van het Lied.

Leiden, The Netherlands.

9th - Recital with Lies Braakman, 

'British and American composers and poets' songs by Barber, Bernstein, Britten, Clarke and Walton

For the Vereniging Vrienden van het Lied.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

21st - Devon Song Festival with SONGSPIEL

 

MARCH 2017

22nd, 23rd, 29th - Opera Scenes

Amor (L'coronazione di Poppea), Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) and Hero (Béatrice et Bénédict)

Studio Theatre, Milton Court,

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

25th - Opera Scenes

Amor (L'coronazione di Poppea), Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) and Hero (Béatrice et Bénédict)

Théâtre Municipal de Fontainebleau

Fontainebleau, France

JANUARY 2017

 

16th -  SONGSPIEL 
Claire Lees, soprano
Felicity Turner, mezzo-soprano
James Way, tenor
James Newby, baritone
Natalie Burch, piano
Schumann - Spanisches Liederspiel
William Marsey - Austerity Songs (world premiere)
Guildhall School of Music and Drama series

St James' Piccadilly

DECEMBER 2016

 

13th - Lunchtime Recital with Elizabeth Legroux (Piano)

Bamford Chapel, Rochdale.

17th - Delightful Seasonal Music

An evening of festive music from the classical repertoire.

West Green House Opera

NOVEMBER 2016

 

24th, 25th, 28th and 29th - Opera Scenes

Manon (Manon) and Romilda (Serses)

Studio Theatre, Milton Court,

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

AUGUST 2016

12th and 13th - Opera Scenes:

Marzelline (Fidelio), Adina (L'elisir d'amore) and Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel)

Les voix de l'été with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Fontainebleau, France.

5th and 6th - Contemporary Opera Scenes:

Pitty's Story from Stephen McNeff's new opera Banished. 

Miranda in Charlie Flinn Barker's new opera Yellow Sands.

Les voix de l'été with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Fontainebleau, France.

 

30th August - Lunchtime Recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields with Michelle Santiago (piano)

Part of the Concordia Recital Series

 

JULY 2016

 


29th and 30th - An Evening Of Cabaret - Songs of French and English Past and Contemporary Composers
Les voix de l'été with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Fontainebleau, France.

 

2nd, 5th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 15th, 16th July

Role of Pamina in 'The Magic Flute' for Charles Court Opera at the Iford Arts Festival.

 

MAY 2016

 

21st May - Soprano Soloist 'Every Purpose Under the Heaven', Goodall

Spring Concert in Heathfield State Hall.

 

APRIL 2016

 

28th April - Drums and Guns

Iain Burnside project in collaboration with Juilliard and Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Julliard School, New York.

 

 

9th April - ‘A Woman’s Life and Love’ : drama and poetry in music and song at The Devon Song Festival

Recital with James Way (tenor), Natalie Davies (mezzo soprano) and Natalie Burch (piano)

Aeolian Court, Chudleigh

 

 

 

MARCH 2016

 

9th & 10th March - Drums and Guns

Iain Burnside project in collaboration with Juilliard and Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Lir Theatre, Dublin.

 

 

12th & 13th March - Drums and Guns

Iain Burnside project in collaboration with Juilliard and Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Milton Court Theatre, London.

 

 

23rd March - Guildhall Opera Scenes

Singing the roles of Sophie 'Der Rosenkavalier', Baby 'The Ballard of Baby Doe' and Zerlina 'Don Giovanni.'

Milton Court Studio Theatre, London.

 

 

JANUARY 2016

 

6th January - Lunchtime Recital with Michelle Marie Santiago (piano)

Songs of female composers with singers from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

St James', Piccadily 

 

 

23th January - Recital with Lies Braakman, the Netherlands
Organised by the Vereniging Vrienden van het Lied

 

 

24th January- Recital with Lies Braakman, the Netherlands
Organised by the Vereniging Vrienden van het Lied

 

 

29th January - Concert with Alicia Berendse (violin) and Lies Braakman (piano) Hervormde Kerk Coevorden, the Netherlands
The programme will feature Prokofiev’s violin sonata and works by Rebecca Clarke and Lili Boulanger. 

 

AUGUST - NOVEMBER 2015

 

Singing the roles of Yum Yum (The Mikado) and Gianetta (The Gondoliers)

National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company Festival and UK Tour

 

 

MAY 2015

 

31st May - Soprano soloist - Ruddigore and The Gondoliers

Middleton Arena.

 

 

1st May - Soprano Soloist - 'Every Purpose under the Heaven' with Howard Goodall

Peterborough Cathedral.

 

 

APRIL 2015

 

10-12th April - Competing in the International Student Lied Competition

with Lies Braakman (piano)

Arkezaal of the Muziekcentrum, Enschede, the Netherlands.

 

MARCH 2015

 

16th March - Lunchtime Recital with Lies Braakman (piano)

Part of the Concordia Recital Series. 

A lunch time recital featuring music by Händel, Gounod, Mozart, Barber, Schubert, Debussy and more.

St James's, Piccadilly.

 

 

6th March - Late French Masterpieces

A concert organised by Lies Braakman featuring works by Fauré, Chausson and Debussy in collaboration with Claire Lees (soprano), Matthew Palmer (baritone), Ricky Gore, Oliver Cave, Alicia Berendse (violin), Timothy Chua (viola) Daniel Benn (cello) and Siret Lust (double bass)

Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

 

 

1st March - LSO Platform - Guildhall Artists. Songs of Debussy

Barbican Hall, Barbican.

© 2019 by Claire Lees