About


Mezzo-soprano Chloë Schaaf is a Samling Scholar and graduate of both the Juilliard School and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. 

Operatic roles include Demoiselle d'Honneur (l'Étoile Chabrier Dutch National Opera), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro Mozart New Jersey State Repertory Opera and Residentie Orkest), Ruggiero (Alcina Handël OperaRox Productions,) Don Ramiro (La Finta Gardiniera Mozart The Juilliard School), Nerone* (l'Incoronazione di Poppea Monteverdi Aspen Opera Theater Center *cover), and The Tango Singer (The Great Gatsby Harbison AOTC). 

An avid lover of chamber and song repertoire, Chloë has performed at venues including Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Harris Hall, and The New York Society for Ethical Culture. In 2013, she went on tour with pianist Antonio Oyarzabal, performing concerts in London, Barcelona, and Leeds. Chloë has been seen in recital at both the Oxford and Leeds Lieder Festivals. In summer 2016, she was a New Young Artist with the Victoria Bach Festival as well as a member of the Professional Program at Songfest in Los Angeles. 

In both the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons Chloë was the section leader and Alto Soloist for All Souls Choir/Musica Viva NY where she was seen as the alto soloist in numerous concerts including: Magnificat (Bach), Gloria (Vivaldi), The Ecstasies Above (Tarik O'Ragen), Song of Nature (Seymour Bernstein), and BWV 29 (Bach).

In the summers of 2011-2013, Chloë was a member of the Aspen Opera Theater Center. In addition to appearing in numerous operas with AOTC, she performed in chamber and oratorio performances at Harris Hall and the Aspen Chapel. 

Chloë is currently a Professional Fellow at Songfest in Los Angeles. In fall 2017 she will join the Vocal Arts Program at Bard College Conservatory, under the mentorship of Dawn Upshaw. 

 

Photo Credit: Jiyang Chen, 2015. 

Photo Credit: Jiyang Chen, 2015.