Claire returns to the Israeli Opera as Cleopatra in summer 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.

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"Meghnagi has much musical personality, her solos compelling; issuing in the final chorus with two unaccompanied phrases, her singing had listeners sitting on the edge of their seats.", April 12, 2011

"The six soloists, all Israelis, did an extraordinary work, first and foremost soprano Claire Meghnagi..."

Ha'aretz, Israel, April 12, 2011