“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”- Victor Hugo
Clara Rottsolk, Soprano
Home Town: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
In a repertoire extending from Renaissance to contemporary, Clara has appeared as soloist with ensembles such as Tempesta di Mare, St Thomas Church 5th Avenue, Philadelphia Bach Festival, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Bach Sinfonia, Handel Choir of Baltimore, and Clarion Music Society. As a recitalist, she has performed throughout the US. Among her stage roles are Micaëla (Carmen), Dido (Dido and Aeneas), and Arminda (La finta giardiniera). Her current season includes appearances at the Whidbey Island Music Festival and Indianapolis Early Music Festival. She can also be heard on recording with Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players on the Chandos label. Clara earned her music degrees at Rice University and Westminster Choir College, and currently teaches voice at Swarthmore College and the Lawrenceville School.