Claire de Monteil is quickly gaining recognition around the world as an important soprano on the rise. Her performances include the title roles in Suor Angelica and Ariadne auf Naxos, Leonora in Il Trovatore, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, as well as First Lady in The Magic Flute and the Foreign Princess in Dvorak’s Rusalka at the Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) in Philadelphia.
In Europe, she made her French debut at l’Opéra Grand Avignon as Simone in Les Mousquetaires au Couvent. Other roles include Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro and Frau Fluth in Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor, among many.
A Paris native, she received her education at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia and at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva, where she was honored with Le Prix de la Ville de Genève.
She has gone on to win an extensive number of important competition including first prize in the Elizabeth Connel Prize Competition in Sydney, first prize and audience prize of the International Competition at Opéra en Arles (France) with the special audience prize, the Revelation prize at the International Competition Jeunes Espoirs Grang Avignon (France), first prize in the Giargiari Bel Canto Competition in Philadelphia, third prize in the Mario Lanza Competition in Philadelphia, and third prize winner of the Loren L. Zachary Society for the Performing Arts Competition in Los Angeles.
She has also performed on the Metropolitan Opera stage in New York as a semifinalist in the National Council Auditions.