BIO                                             FRENCH • ENGLISH

The Belgian-Italian soprano Clara Inglese already had the opportunity to perform on many stages, in Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland. Very involved in theater and contemporary creations, Clara Inglese took part in several world premieres, including Ophélie, an acclaimed piece for soprano, harp and cello by the belgian composer, Adrien Tsilogiannis, as part of a unique recital around the Ophelia's character (Hamlet, Shakespeare). A CD of this program was released in March 2019 by Cypres Records.

 

Clara Inglese participate in other productions as part of the "European Capital of Mons Culture 2015" programme and created the role of "La Poésie" in the chamber opera, Verlaine au secret, by Adrien Tsilogiannis, in Arsonic (Mons, Belgium). Clara also lent her voice to a new television series produced by the BBC, Parade 's End, under the direction of Dirk Brossé. She is a member of the ensemble “Les Musiciens du Sablon” and regularly collaborates with the permanent organists of the Church of Our Blessed Lady of the Sablon in a repertoire of early, romantic and contemporary music.

Clara Inglese first studies literature and obtains a degree and teaching diploma in Romance languages and literatures. She graduated from the conservatories of Brussels and Maastricht ; and she obtained a Master's Degree in lyrical singing with Great Distinction from the Institute of Music and Pedagogy of Namur (Belgium).

 

Besides attending many master classes in Europe (in Belgium, the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy), Clara enjoyed the advanced teachings of three international names of the Belcanto : she was coached by Nelly Miricioiu in London and at the Bel Canto Summer School (International Vocal Competition in 's- Hertogenbosch), by Renata Scotto at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Opera Studio) in Rome and by Luciana Serra (teacher at the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala) at the Teatro delle Muse in Ancona (Italy), at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris and at the Arte del Belcanto in Lugano (Switzerland).

Her versatile career path and passion for voice and literature led Clara Inglese to be actively involved in the development of the Association Lettres en Voix, founded in 2014 with Myriam Watthee-Delmotte (Professor of French Literature at the Catholic University of Louvain) and Estelle Matthey. She also is a coordinator of the World Voice Day in Belgium.

Since 2017, Clara Inglese teaches diction and speech therapy for singers, and singing methodology at ARTS² (Royal Conservatory of Mons).