About

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, the Foreign Princess in Dvorak’s Rusalka and the First Lady in The Magic Fute at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia under the baton of Christopher Macatsoris. She made her European debut as the role of Simone in the French operetta Les Mousquetaires au Couvent by Louis Varney at the Grand Avignon Opera House in France under the baton of Dominique Trottein.

A Paris native, she received her education at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva (2011-2016) and at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia in Bill Schuman’s studio (2016-2020).

She has gone on to win many important competitions prizes, including an encouragement in Opera Index Competition, a Grant in Gerda Lissner Opera Competition in New York, first Prizes in France’s Opera en Arles Competition and Opera Jeunes Espoirs Raymond Duffaut Competition in Avignon, first Prize in the Giargiari Bel Canto Competition in Philadelphia and Australia’s prestigious Elizabeth Connell Prize. She has been semifinalist of the Leila Gencer Voice Competition 2015 in Istanbul and the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in 2018 and 2019 in Jurmala and Villach. She is the 3rd Prize Winner of the Loren L. Zachary Society for the Performing Arts Competition 2019 in Los Angeles.

In 2020, she is one of the semifinalists of the Metropolitan Opera National Council in New York.

In September 2022, she won the 2nd prize of the Renata Tebaldi Competition in San Marino.

In November 2022, she is one of the 8 singers selected for the Tremplin Fonds Tutti with Anna Pirozzi as her mentor.

Her future engagements include soprano solo in Mozart’s Requiem in South of France in July and Leonora in Il Trovatore of Verdi in Livorno, Savona and Lucca in Italy in October and November.

She just became one of the artist in the roster of the very prestigious French agency « Thérèse Cédelle ».