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Name  Claire Rutter
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Education  Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Albums  Der glorreiche Augenblick / Choral Fantasia
Nominations  Classic Brit Award for Album of the Year, Classic Brit Award for Ensemble/Orchestral Album of the Year
Similar People  Stephen Gadd, David Lloyd‑Jones, Hilary Davan Wetton, Herbert Howells, David Hill

Vissi d'Arte - Tosca - Claire Rutter

Claire Rutter sings "O, Patria Mia" from Verdi's Aida

Claire Rutter (born 1976 in South Shields) is an English operatic soprano.



Claire Rutter studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the National Opera Studio. Her title role performances have included those in Norma and Tosca at Grange Park Opera, and in Lucrezia Borgia, La Traviata and Aida at English National Opera. Her performances in the United States include those with Dallas Opera in 2003 (as Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte) and Santa Fe Opera in 2008 (as Alice in Falstaff). Rutter has recorded extensively for Naxos and Chandos. She is married to baritone Stephen Gadd.

Selected discography

  • Lennox Berkeley: A Dinner Engagement - City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox (conductor). Chandos CHAN 10219
  • Lennox Berkeley: Ruth - City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox (conductor). Chandos CHAN 10301
  • Gustav Holst: The Planets / The Mystic Trumpeter Op.18 - Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus, David Lloyd-Jones (conductor). Naxos 8.555776
  • Herbert Howells: Hymnus paradisi / Sir Patrick Spens - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, The Bach Choir, David Hill (conductor). Naxos 8.570352
  • Carl Orff: Carmina Burana - Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Marin Alsop (conductor). Naxos 8.570033
  • Rutter & Gadd: Family Album -BBC Concert Orchestra, Richard Balcombe (conductor). Spinto001.
  • Arthur Sullivan: The Prodigal Son / Boer War Te Deum - New London Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor). Hyperion CDA67423
  • Arthur Sullivan: The Contrabandista / The Foresters - New London Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor). Hyperion CDA 67486
  • Songs

    The Mystic Trumpeter - Op 18
    Omnia sol temperat
    In taberna quando sumus
    La Boheme: Act I - "O soave fanciulla"
    Fantasia in C minor - Op 80 - "Choral Fantasy"
    Hymnus Paradisi : Hymnus Paradisi: I heard a voice from heaven
    La Boheme: Act I - "Si Mi chiamano Mimi"
    Madama Butterfly: Act I - Prelude
    Recitative and Quartet: Der den Bund im Sturme fest gehalten
    Stetit puella
    II Requiem aeternam
    Estuans interius
    Europa steht!
    Veni - veni - venias
    Circa mea pectora
    Hymnus paradisi: II Requiem aeternam Lento - teneramente
    Fortune plango vulnera
    Hymnus paradisi: VI Holy is the true Light Con moto - ma assai sostenuto
    Es treten hervor
    The Quayside Shaver
    Ego sum abbas
    La Boheme: Act III - "Mimi e una civetta"
    Madama Butterfly: Act II - "Un bel di vedremo"
    Hymnus paradisi: V I heard a voice from heaven Lento - assai tranquillo
    VI Holy is the true Light
    Ave formosissima
    Recitative: O seht sie nah' und naher treten!
    In trutina
    Floret Silva
    Aria with Chorus: O Himmel - welch' Entzucken!
    I Preludio
    Amor volat undique


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