Known for her “ringing powerful soprano” and “gorgeous refined voice”, Los Angeles based soprano Claire Averill brings a fresh and expressive energy to the stage. Her operatic roles include Blondie in Abduction From the Seraglio, Calisto in La Calisto, Madame Goldentrill in The Impresario, Baby Doe in The Ballad of Baby Doe, and Gretel in Hansel and Gretel.
Ms. Averill starred as Olivia in Scope Toy Theater Company’s “Star in a Glass Jar” which performed in Los Angeles and Moscow. She has worked on several semi-classical recording projects including the role of Eugenie in a recording of The Count of Monte Cristo. Ms. Averill has sung as a chorister in both Le Nozze di Figaro and The Mikado with Pacific Opera Project.
She sang the title role in Pacific Opera Project’s bawdy production of La Calisto which marked the opera’s Los Angeles premier. Ms. Averill sang the role of Blondie as part of the original cast of POP’s critically acclaimed Star Trek themed version of Mozart’s Abduction From the Seraglio.
Ms. Averill attended New York University and has studied with some of the most respected voice teachers and music coaches in Los Angeles.
"...Claire Averill who delighted with her ...astonishingly strong operatic voice."
- David Maurer, Culture Spot LA