Claron McFadden

Claron McFadden (born 1961) is an American soprano. McFadden studied voice at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, finishing her degree in 1984.

Claron McFadden
Claron McFadden at TEDxAmsterdam, 2010
Background information
BornNew York City, New York
Contemporary classical music
Occupation(s)Opera singer
Instrumentssoprano, coloratura

She gained international fame when making her Glyndebourne Festival Opera debut in the title role of the opera Lulu, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.

As well as singing many of the major oratorio works, McFadden became particularly world-famous for her interpretation of modern and contemporary music.

McFadden is currently based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Opera performances


On 23 August 2007 McFadden was awarded the Amsterdam Prize for the Arts (Amsterdam Funding for the Arts, The Netherlands) by Amsterdam Mayor Job Cohen.

World creations

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