In Review: Laura Claycomb at Carnegie Hall with Joyce DiDonato and Lawrence Brownlee

“Soprano LAURA CLAYCOMB, substituting on short notice for the originally scheduled Nicole Cabell, was radiant and spirited in Giulietta’s plaintive aria “O quante volte” (with horn and harp solos). She took her portrayal to another level in an incendiary interaction with DiDonato’s Romeo throughout the varied phases of a non-Shakespearean scene from the opera’s first act, “Ah! mia Giulietta!” . . . CLAYCOMB’s soaring range, fine-spun pianissimos and minute vocal embroidery achieved a startling blend of technical poise and expressive power.” – Opera News

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