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Claire Watkins
19 May 2018

Claire Watkins performs in Leonard Bernstein's Candide!

Claire Watkins performs Paquette in a new production of Candide for Opera della Luna and Iford Arts, directed by Jeff Clarke and conducted by Oliver Gooch.

Performances take place at Iford on 26, 29, 39 May and 1, 2, 5 June, with further perfomances at the Cheltenham Festival and Roxburgh Hall on 12 and 15 July.

6 October 2016

Claire Watkins joins ENOs Opera Squad

Claire Watkins joins English National Opera's Opera Squad project next week. She will join a group of performers taking highlights of the current ENO season into secondary schools in London.

Among other things Claire will sing excerpts from Puccini's Tosca.

17 October 2015

Claire Watkins joins ENO's Opera Squad

Claire Watkins returns to English National Opera for ENO Baylis' Opera Squad. Opera Squad is ENO's flagship programme in which musicians and singers take over whole schools in a one-day programme of pop up performance and workshops. 

This year the programme contains excerpts from most of the operas in the current ENO season and Claire will perform excerpts from Madama Butterfly; Opera Squad is directed by Martin Constantine.

To find out more visit the ENglish National Opera website.