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Layla Claire’s 2017-18 season highlights Händel

An important role debut, Layla will book-end her season in the title role of Händel's Alcina with the Bolshoi Theatre (October 18-26, 2017 & March 21-27, 2018) in a production directed by Katie Mitchell and conducted by Andrea Marcon...

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Profile by Lululemon: Finding her Voice

"...when I'm on the mat, I'm able to really let go of that. I always make sure my body is warm before I start to sing because if my body is warm then singing is going to be easier - that's the first thing that I do, I do a little bit of yoga before I even make a sound" -Layla

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“arresting stage presence” + “eloquent agility” + more

More reviews have come in for the Salzburg Festival's Don Giovanni. Here are some quotes that highlight Layla's Donna Elvira: "Canadian soprano Layla Claire as Donna Elvira displayed an arresting stage presence coupled with a solid vocal technique. There was real fury in the B flats in “Ah, chi mi dice mai” and smoothly executed roulades in “Mi tradì”. The proceeding accompanied recitative was particularly moving."

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Layla Claire’s Donna Elvira = “dramatically and impressively sung”

Canadian Soprano Layla Claire is making her Salzburg Festival debut in the role of Donna Elvira (Mozart's Don Giovanni). The production opened August 4 and the reviews have started coming in. Here are snippets that highlight Layla: "Layla Claire offers a powerful Salzburg Festival debut performance as Donna Elvira" ORF.at, translated from German, original text here. "Donna Elvira...powerful and sentient, dramatically and impressively sung by Layla Claire" BR-Klassik.de, translated from German, original text here.

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