ENO1920 The Mask of Orpheus: Claire Barnett-Jones

Claire Barnett Jones


Claire Barnett-Jones is an ENO Harewood Artist and Independent Opera Fellow 2019.

Currently for ENO: Frederica (Cover) – Luisa Miller, Jezibaba (Cover) – Rusalka, Suzuki (Cover) – Madam Butterfly

Previously for ENO: Eurydice The Myth/Persephone The Mask of Orpheus, Sotopenre (Cover) Akhnaten and Dido (Cover) Dido

Career Highlights

She won the Wagner Prize of the Netherlands and Junior Jury Prize at the International Vocal Competition, s’Hertogenbosch 2018, and participated in Operalia 2019 in Prague. She has sung at the 2016 Last Night of the Proms, at Wigmore Hall, Opéra National de Bordeaux and with Orchestra of Valencia.

Recent operatic engagements: Mozart’s Requiem (Sinfonia Vivo); Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (Rotterdam Sinfonia); and her debut at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw singing Schumann’s Szenen aus Goethes ‘Faust’ conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Annina La traviata (Glyndebourne tour) and covers Annina Der Rosenkavalier, Suzuki Madama Butterfly and Dryad Ariadne auf Naxos for Glyndebourne where she was awarded the Wessex Glyndebourne Association Award. She created the role of Alto 1 in Stockhausen’s Mittwoch aus Licht (Birmingham Opera Company, BBC Proms).

Forthcoming: House and role debut in oper Frankfurt as Madam Flora in Menotti’s The Medium

Last updated: 21st October 2020