Acclaimed for her distinctive vocal qualities and stage presence, twenty- two year old Puerto Rican soprano, Clara Iranzo, has portrayed various operatic roles including Dido in Dido and Aeneas with Mannes Opera and has done concert work as a soloist such as Rossini´s Stabat Mater under the baton of Maestro Mark Shapiro.
Recently, she has joined Teatro Grattacielo and Camerata Bardi Vocal Academy as a Young Artist where she will be making her European debut as Ilia in Idomeneo. In 2020, she worked with Premiere Opera Vocal Arts Institute (POVAI) and has been a Studio Artist at International Vocal Arts Institute in New York (2019), Savannah Voice Festival (2016) and Campamento de Canto Lírico (2016) where she worked on Mimì and Musetta in La bohème, Susanna and Condessa Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro Magda in La Rondine, Luisa Fernanda in Luisa Fernanda, Zerlina in Don Giovanni and Leïla in Les pêcheurs de perles. Ms. Iranzo has collaborated with the Symphony Orchestra of Puerto Rico, the Foundation of Opereta and Zarzuela of Puerto Rico and the Lyric Choral of Puerto Rico.
A current student at Mannes School of Music under the tutelage of Beth Roberts and assistant conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, Bryan Wagorn, Ms. Iranzo has received several awards including: A nomination to receive the Stephen De Maio Memorial Award given by the Gerda Lissner Foundation, Schmidt Vocal Arts Scholar (2018-present) a scholarship given by the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico (2017), Harvey Foundation Scholarship (2017) and Mannes School of Music´s Merit Scholarship. Ms. Iranzo has also participated in masterclasses with renowned singers such as Christine Goerke, Sherill Milnes, Diana Soviero, Lisette Oropesa, Laquita Mitchell, Justino Díaz and Margo Garrett.