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 new CD Notes From The Asylum with Libby Burgess (piano) is released by Champs Hill Records on 29 April.

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 later in 2016.

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

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April 29 launch of Notes from the Asylum

I’m delighted to announce that 29th April is the confirmed date for the release of my second CD, Notes from the Asylum, by Champs Hill Records. Pianist Libby Burgess and clarinettist Catriona Scott join me on the CD, which features songs by Purcell, Abrams, Brahms, Wolf and  Rorem, chosen to complement the central themes in Stephen McNeff’s Vivienne, […]

Tales from Backstage

This week I posted my eighth podcast episode – the second part of an extended conversation with composer Stephen McNeff in which we talk about writing for singers, what makes for successful collaboration and what else he has in the compositional pipeline. I’ve called the podcasting strand of my activity Tales from Backstage because I […]

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 […]

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