Clara Mouriz was awarded the End of Studies Extraordinary Prize from the Escuela Superior de Canto in Madrid then settled in London, graduating from the Royal Academy of Music Opera Course with an Outstanding Diploma. During her studentship she received the Vice-Principal's Award, the prestigious Richard Lewis Award, the Friends of the RAM Wigmore Award and the Audience Prize in the Handel Competition.
Clara’s latest projects include a critically acclaimed debut as Rossini’s Cenerentola at Malmö Opera; Rosina in ‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’ at Opera St. Moritz; Berlioz’s ‘Les Nuits d’été’ at Padova’s Auditorium Pollini under Alexander Shelley; and Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ at the Tokyo Opera-city under Daniel Harding. Her performance of Ravel’s Sheherazade was broadcast for BBC Radio 3 and her first solo recital disc of Spanish songs has been released on the award-winning new record label Sonimage.
A committed recital singer, Clara is a Kirckman Concert Society Artist and made her debut in Wigmore Hall in 2007, returning in 2009 and 2010. Clara appears regularly in Europe and in the UK at events including Oxford Chamber Music Festival, Leeds Lieder+, the recital series of the Westminster School and Oxford Lieder Festival. Next season, her recital engagements include Leeds Lieder+ alongside Malcolm Martineau, and Musée D’Orsay in Paris with Dame Felicity Lott and Graham Johnson.