Clare Ghigo

Clare Ghigo


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«"L amour est un oiseau rebelle»
Bzet (2017)
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroCherubino
2017Mozart: Die Zauberflöte3. Knabe
2016Bellini: NormaAdalgisa
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaRosina
2015AbosAlto soloist
2015Rossini: La CenerentolaAngelina
2015Bizet: CarmenMercédès
2014Mozart: La Clemenza di TitoAnnio
2014Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2012Humperdinck: KönigskinderFirst Child
2011Mozart: Die Zauberflöte2. Dame


Biography Clare Ghigo is a mezzo soprano with a Masters Degree in Opera Performance at RWCMD(Cardiff) under the tutelage of Leah Marian Jones and Laura Sarti. She holds a BMUS (Hons) from GSMD ( London). Clare's operatic roles includ Annio in Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito, Hansel in Humperdinck‘s Hansel and Gretel, the Third/ Second Lady in Mozart’s Zauberflote, the old Gypsy Woman in Rachmaninov’s Aleko and Speranza /Proserpina in Monteverdi's Orfeo, Carmen in Bizet's Carmen,Angelina in Rossini's Cenerentola and Maria in Piazolla's Maria de Buenos Aires.Whilst studying at the Welsh Conservatoire Clare played the role of the third boy for the Welsh National Opera's touring production of The Magic Flute. Clare together with soprano Gillian Zammit and harpist Brit Arend form a harp trio and after their successful recital at the AlteOper in Frankfurt, Rathaus in Berlin and Salle in the Hotel de l Ile in Paris. Clare participated in various operatic competitions, she won the Malta International Signing Competition, won the role of Rosina in Lanciano Festival opera, Was a finalist in the hans Gabor Belvedere competition, and a Semi finalist in the London Handel Competition 2016. Clare is also versatile recital artist and have performed for acclaimed singes such as Joseph Calleja, Bryn Terfel, Anna Tomova Sintova, Nelly Miriciu, Monserrat Caballe, Daniela Dessi, Richard Bonynge, Luciana Serra and with various ensembles, some of which the Jeune Orchestre Atlantique, Guildhall Consort, VIBE, Rossini Ensemble, and Ensemble Telemaque and the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra with whom she also toured China. This March during the Malta BovOperaFestival Clare performed the role of Cherubino in Mozart's Marriage if Figaro.Clare forms part of the Orfeo Foundation( Amsterdam), is an ENOA ( Aix en Provence) and a Solti Accademia Del Bel Canto scholar. Clare wants to kindly thank The Malta Arts Scholarships and The Joseph Calleja Foundation for their support. 
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino Immediately 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte 3. Knabe Immediately 2017
Bellini: Norma Adalgisa No 2016
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Rosina No 2016
Abos Alto soloist Malta 2015


Malta International Vocal competition