Claudia Visca graduated from The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She was a Fulbright Scholar to Vienna, specializing in the vocal works of Mozart.Over the past 26 years she has guested in more than 25 opera houses of Europe (including those in the cities of Amsterdam, Berlin, Cologne, Geneva, Munich, Salzburg, Zurich) and has sung 2000 performances in over 75 operatic, operetta and musical roles. She has performed with such renown musicians as Rudolf Serkin, Yo Yo Ma, members of the Guarneri Quartet, Eugene Ormandy, Istvan Kertesz, Sandor Vegh, Bruno Canino, Salvatore Accardo, The Rome String Quartet, Jean-Paul Rampal, Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, etc.
She is Professor of Voice at the Music Academy, Cologne and the University for Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. She gives international master classes in vocal technique and interpretation.A special highlight of her career was to sing “Maria” in West Side Story, conducted by the composer, Leonard Bernstein.
Languages: German, English