Claire returns to the Israeli Opera as Cleopatra in summer 2017!

24.2.2017

We are thrilled to announce Claire's return to the Israeli Opera as Cleopatra in Handel's "Giulio Cesare in Egitto", for the summer opera festival at the beautiful historical Fortress Courtyard of the old city of Akko.

This new production will be directed by Tomer Zvulun, general and artistic director of the Atlanta Opera; and conducted by Israeli opera's head of music Ethan Schmeisser. A new production created especially for the Crusaders Court in Akko.

For full details:  http://www.israel-opera.co.il/eng/?CategoryID=826&ArticleID=2453

 


Best of all, the Jewish festival of Purim was marked by an unusual celebration – a Venetian masque. A loose yet lovely narrative structure based around different kinds of love traversed traditional Venetian songs and works... a spirit of off-kilter fun pervaded the show, with humor... soprano Claire Meghnagi (dark, focused tone) found repose, languor, and reflection aplenty... top honours... to Avi Avital's supple, thrusting mandolin-playing...

Gramophone UK, June 2011 Issue (Eilat Chamber Music Festival - The Venetian Masque)