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), awarded ★★★★ BBC Music Magazine, is now available from Champs Hill Records and other retailers.

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, Notes from the Asylum.

Watch video of Clare and Paul Turner (piano) performing Haydn’s Arianna a Naxos at St. Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge in September 2016.

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Recital with Lindy Tennent-Brown – 20 March 2011

Somehow Lindy has found time in her crazy schedule to play a short fund-raising recital with me on the evening of Sunday 20 March as one of the “Knitting Concerts” held in All Saints’ Church, Putney Common. This is a series held each year at All Saints’, at which the audience is encouraged to relax […]

Tokyo Part 3 – Who ate all the animals?

There’s almost no wildlife of any sort, except crows and cicadas.  An occasional cat in the street, some tiny dogs being walked by single men at 6am, the odd sparrow – but i haven’t seen a rat, a lizard or any of the other things one might expect.  Spotted an egret in the park, and some monster […]

Tokyo – Part 2

Things i really don’t love about it: the noise, oh my god, there are speakers on street corners (every corner of the big zebra crossings) blaring i don’t know what public information or radio station or something;  the high pitched street vendors’ calls which go up at the end in a squeaky question and are […]

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