French-Italian Soprano Chiara Vinci was born in London and studies with Jenny Miller. In 2017 Chiara was shortlisted by the Wales Theatre Awards in the category for Best Female Opera Singer for her role in Polly Graham's production of 'Kommilitonen!' with WNYO and was invited to reprise her role for the ceremony in Swansea.
Recent Operatic roles include: Sophie Scholl (Kommilitonen!) Welsh National Youth Opera, Shepherd Boy (Tannhäuser) Longborough Festival Opera, Serpina (La Serva Padrona), Gianetta (L'Elisir D'amore) Barefoot Opera, Shepherdess (Venus and Adonis) Ad Parnassum. In 2016, Chiara created and devised Psyche and Sister for Born Mad at Tête à Tête Opera Festival.
Concert highlights of 2017 include singing the role of Adina in excerpts from L'Elisir D'Amore with WOW Opera and touring throughout the U.K with recorder artist Evelyn Nallen's Zero Gravity Band.
Future engagements include reprising the role of Hester Santlow in The Loves Of Mars and Venus at The Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond.
"It was Chiara Vinci’s Sophie Scholl that stood out, incredibly moving, naturally poised and with a lovely bloom to the voice." -The Guardian, Kommilitonen!
"This is a strong ensemble piece, but Chiara Vinci was vocally striking as Sophie Scholl." - Wales Arts Review, Kommilitonen!
"Chiara Vinci performed the role of a young Shepherd with a wonderful piping voice and I have rarely heard this sung better." - Seen & Heard International, Tannhäuser
"The Soprano Chiara Vinci has an exquisite voice and exceptional acting skills." - Glasgow Herald, La Serva Padrona