About Clare

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Clare McCaldin is a British mezzo-soprano noted for opera, song recital and producing striking lyric stage work with her own company, McCaldin Arts.

Clare’s recording of Hugh Wood’s Laurie Lee Songs with Iain Burnside (piano) is now available from NMC Records.

Vivienne, Clare’s latest show with McCaldin Arts attracted fantastic reviews for its premiere performances. Clare has recorded Vivienne as part of her new CD with Libby Burgess (piano), for Champs Hill Records. Notes from the Asylum will be released in January 2016.

Clare introduces the Notes from the Asylum project in a short video.

Watch video of Clare talking about the O Antiphons, a new dance and music collaboration for Advent 2015.

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Come on 2016!

2016 is starting with a buzz of activity, dusting off existing projects for performance and preparing the ground for new work. My podcasting project features new conversations with Stephen McNeff, composer of Vivienne, and Liz Smith, film-maker and documenter of the O Antiphons. Click on the name to listen to the podcasts or go to […]

Happy Christmas

  Thank you for following me and my work both here and through my production company, McCaldin Arts. It’s been a busy year of new and exciting work. The promise of 2016 is, if anything, even exotic and demanding. You can read back over my previous Newsletters by going to the dedicated page on this […]

O Veni

The Church of England traditionally marks the beginning of Advent with a service on the eve of the season and this year at St Paul’s Knightsbridge we observed the date in a decidedly non-traditional way. Since the summer a group of us has been discussing the meanings of the O Antiphon texts and making creative […]

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