Artist News

Claire Wild
25 July 2019

Looking forward to Welsh National Opera's 2019/20 season

With rehearsals for Welsh National Opera's only a few weeks away we are delighted to have several artists working on these productions.

Robyn Lyn Evans and Wyn Pencarreg appear in the third opera in David Pountney's Verdi trilogy, Les vêpres siciliennes, Robyn performs Daniéli and Mainfroid, whilst covering Henri, and Wyn performs Le Sire de Béthune.

Additionally, covers include Robyn as Il Duca and Claire Wild as Gilda in Rigoletto, with Wyn covering Escamillo in Carmen and Harašta in The Cunning Little Vixen.

20 February 2019

Claire Wild makes her role debut as Mimì

Claire Wild makes her role debut as Mimì in OperaUpClose's Olivier Award-winning production of La bohème, directed by Robin Norton-Hale, with musical director Elspeth Wilkes. 

The tour opens on 5 March, at the Theatre Royal, Wakefield with further performances until June.

1 December 2018

Claire Wild & Olivia Ray perform Vivaldi's Gloria in Plymouth

Claire Wild and Olivia Ray perform Vivaldi's Gloria with the University of Plymouth Choral Society and Sinfonia, conducted by Alice Dennis.

The performance on 8 December takes place at the Minster Church of St. Andrew, Plymouth.

28 June 2018

Claire Wild makes her Garsington Opera debut in world premiere

Claire Wild makes her debut at Garsington Opera as Caridad in the world premiere of David Sawer's opera The Skating Rink, based on the novel by Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. The production is designed and directed by Stuart Laing, and conducted by Garry Walker. 

Performances of take place on 5, 8, 10, 14, 16 July.

16 September 2017

Claire Wild performs in Khovanshchina for WNO

Claire Wild returns to Welsh National Opera as Emma in Mussorgsky's epic opera, Khovanshchina, which opens their 2017/18 season. The production is directed by David Pountney and conducted by Tomáš Hanus.

Performances take place from 23 September in Cardiff, Birmingham and Llandudno.

20 July 2017

Claire Wild and Philip Smith perform in Così fan tutte

Claire Wild and Philip Smith perform Fiordiligi and Don Alfonso in a new promenade production of Così fan tutte

The re-imagined production, condensed into about an hour, has been re-orchestrated for violin, bassoon and accordian, by young composer/conductor Leo Geyer, with a new modern English libretto written by director Joanna Turner.

Perfomances take place from 27 July to 6 August in a local café or pub...