Dutch mezzo soprano Claire Munting performed throughout Europe, USA and Australia after her graduation from the Royal Conservatory of the Hague in The Netherlands.
After her graduation Claire was a member of opera company “Della Casa” which performed throughout Europe at venues such as the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt and St. James’ Palace in London for the Royal Family.
Her operatic roles include Bizet’s Carmen, Eboli/Don Carlo, Fenena in Nabucco, Cavalleria Rusticana’s Santuzza , Adalgisa/Norma and La Principessa in Suor Angelica.
She has appeared with several renowned orchestras such as the Britten Pears Orchestra, Con Brio Orchestra, Colla Voce Ensemble and the North Holland Symphony Orchestra.
Claire performed at the Aldenburgh Festival in the UK, the Grachten Festival in the Netherlands, the Glebe Festival in Sydney and the prestigious TNC in New York.
Since moving to Australia, she was invited to perform at the House of parliament in Brisbane, was both soloist and vocal coach for Queensland Music Festival 2013 and is the Artistic Director of Musica! with a festival in 2015 and 2018.
She sang the roles of Badessa and Principessa in Puccini’s Suor Angelica with Opera Projects Sydney and created “ A Tribute to Maria Callas “ which recently premiered in Mosman, Sydney.
Future engagements include concerts for Musica! 2018, a recital at Art Song Canberra, a recital for the Glebe Festival and several concerts in The Netherlands.