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Clare Presland


Clare Presland was born in Suffolk, and trained with ENO Works and at GSMD. She received the 2014 Susan Chilcott Award. Currently, she studies with Robert Dean.

Currently for ENO: Hermia A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Previously for ENO: Wardrobe Mistress/Schoolboy/Page Lulu, Palestinian Woman Death of Klinghoffer, Sonyetka Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Flora La traviata, Second Gentleman Julietta, Mercédès (Carmen cover) Carmen, Margret (Marie cover) Wozzeck, Second Lady Magic Flute, Wowkle Girl of the Golden West, Realtor Between Worlds, Curra The Force of Destiny.

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Aksinya Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk (Opéra de Lyon); Hermia (Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Japan); Kitchen Boy Rusalka (Scottish Opera); Christina in the premiere of Søren Nils Eichberg’s Glare (ROH, Linbury Studio); Patient 2 in the premiere of Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis (ROH, Lyric Hammersmith); Varvara Káťa Kabanová (Opera Holland Park); Red Queen Gerald Barry’s Alice’s Adventures Under Ground (RTE Concert Orchestra, New Music Dublin); Carmen, Miss Jessell The Turn of the Screw (Nevill Holt).

Forthcoming: Komponist Ariadne auf Naxos (Longborough Festival); La traviata (Théatre des Champs Elysées).

Last updated: 28th February 2018