Recital: Darby Clinard '23 GD, Mezzo-soprano

NEC: Williams Hall | Directions

290 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
United States

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital that is free and open to the public. It's your first look at the artists of tomorrow.

Darby Clinard '23 GD studies Voice with Karen Holvik and is the recipient of a scholarship made possible by the Gladys Miller Voice Scholarship Fund.

This is an in-person event with a private stream available to the NEC community here:

  • Darby Clinard '23 GD, mezzo-soprano
  • J.J. Penna, piano
  1. Antonín Dvořák | from Zigeunermelodien, op. 55

    Mein Lied ertönt
    Rings ist der Wald
    Als die alte Mutter

  2. Claude Debussy | from Ariettes oubliées

    C’est l’extase
    Il pleure dans mon coeur

  3. Clara Schumann | from Sechs Lieder

    Ich stand in dunklen Träumen
    Sie liebten sich beide

  4. Jake Heggie | from Camille Claudel: Into the Fire (2012)

    La Valse
    La petite châtelaine
    The Gossips
    Epilogue: Jessie Lipscomb visits Camille Claudel, Montdevergues Asylum, 1929


    Thank you to everyone who has been with me every step of the way in my musical endeavors. I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to pursue my dreams
    here at New England Conservatory of Music.

    Thank you to my incredible collaborator Jerry-James Penna
    for making this possible and teaching me so much this past year.

    Thank you to my wonderful voice teacher, Karen Holvik
    for being my musical foundation during my time here. I am so thankful for everything you have given me to enhance my abilities in music.

    Thank you to my friends and support systems for always being there for me.

     Lastly, thank you to my family for being my biggest support. I’d like to especially thank my incredible mother. None of this would be possible without your unconditional love.