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Layla Claire (born[when?]Penticton, British Columbia) is a Canadian soprano opera singer. She is a Lindemann Young Artist at the Metropolitan Opera, where she made her debut as Tebaldo in Don Carlos in 2010. She studied at Université de Montréal and graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in 2009.
- 2010 The Hildegard Behrens Foundation Award.
- 2008 Mozart Prize at the Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition
- 2008 Queen Elisabeth Competition Laureate
- 2007 Britten-Pears Young Artist
- CBC Radio-Canada Jeunes Artistes recital winner
- J. Desmarais Foundation Bursaries
- Canada Council Grant
- McFarlane, Matthew (May 4, 2011) "From Costco to the Met: Meet Layla Claire". CBC Radio 2
- Metropolitan Opera (2010/2011 Season) Artist biography: Layla Claire
- Curtis Institute of Music (April 2010). "Press release: Soprano Layla Claire Replaces Michael Schade on the Alumni Recital Series"
- Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium Laureat: Layla Claire
- Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Artist biography: Layla Claire
- Layla Claire official website
- Layla Claire biography at IMG Artists
- Video clip: Layla Claire Rehearses with James Levine from James Levine: America's Maestro, PBS, May 2011
- "Levine leads superb young cast in a winning “Bartered Bride” at Juilliard", The Classical Review, George Loomis, February 17, 2011
- "Kalmar, Grant Park forces deliver electrifying account of Dvorak Requiem", Chicago Classical Review, Lawrence A. Johnson, August 14, 2010
- "The Bartered Bride, New York", Opera Today, John Yohalem, 22 February 2011
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