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Clara Hurtado Lee is a highly acclaimed soprano who mesmerizes audiences with her warm and brilliant voice and enchanting performances.  Reichel Recommends described her as . . ."vocally stunning. [Her] singing was fluid, lyrical and emotionally charged. . .nothing less than poetic." 


Clara crosses many genres and feels equally at home on the stage and in the recording studio as shown by her collaborations with  Leo Z, Jenny Oaks Baker, Nathan Pacheco, Emmet Cahill, Nicole Pinnell, and GENTRI.

Recently Clara's musicality was put to the test when she was asked to sing much of the role of Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro with mere hours of notice.  


Clara performs with prestigious organizations such as Utah Opera & Utah Symphony, The Orchestra at Temple Square, Salt Lake Choral Artists, Choral Arts Society of Utah, Oratorio Society of Utah, Intermezzo Concert Series, Mask Fest (International New Music Festival, Republic of San Marino), The World Symposium on Choral Music (Barcelona), La Musica Lirica (Italy), Lyceum Philharmonic, Ballet West Guild, Utah Lyric Opera, Lyrical Opera Theater, Utah Valley Symphony, Utah Metropolitan Ballet, BalletNext, The Southwest Symphony, and the American West Symphony.  

Clara's Opera roles include: Lucia in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, Micaela in Bizet's Carmen, Pamina in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Sophie in Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier, Susanna in Mozart's Nozze di Figaro, Gilda in Verdi's RigolettoMimi and Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème, Adina in Donizetti's L'Elisir d'AmoreAnne in Nicolai's Merry Wives of WindsorAnnina in Verdi's La TraviataBelinda in Purcell's Dido and AeneasCupidón in Offenbach's Orphée aux Enfers, Madame Herz in Mozart's Impresario, and Suor Genovieffa in Puccini's Suor Angelica.

​Her concert works comprise: Bach's Magnificat, Bach's St Matthew Passion, Beethoven's Choral Fantasy, Berlioz' Romeo and Juliet, Brahms' Requiem, Faure's Requiem, Gardner's Joseph Smith the Prophet, Golijov's La Pasión Según San Marcos, Handel's Israel in Egypt, Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Creation, Jenkins' The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream, Mozart's Regina Coeli, Mozart Mass in C minor, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater; Rutter's Magnificat, Schubert's Mass in G, Vivaldi's Gloria, and Lloyd Weber's Requiem, Zabriskie's Requiem.     


Clara's academic background consists of Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees along with Doctoral Studies from the University of Utah as well as teaching in the university setting and privately.


Clara Hurtado Lee 6 by Emily Drew
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