Claire Eadington was born in Northumberland and grew up in the Lake District. She graduated from St Hugh’s College, Oxford in 2006 where she read Music, specialising in early choral repertoire and appearing regularly as both soloist and consort singer. Now based in London, Claire studies with Robert Rice and has received coaching from Roderick Williams, Christopher Purves, Ashley Stafford and Marco Ozbic.
Solo appearances include Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (Cherubino), Purcell’s Dido and Æneas (Second Witch/Spirit), Monteverdi’s Vespers, J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor, St Matthew Passion and St John Passion, Handel’s Israel in Egypt, Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, and Pärt’s Passio in York Minster with John Potter and Stephen Varcoe.
Claire has performed, toured and recorded with ensembles such as Philharmonia Voices, Ex Cathedra, the Brabant Ensemble, A Capella Portuguesa, and Schola Cantorum of Oxford, and is also a member of the Philharmonia Chorus professional singers scheme.