Gabe Clarke

Tenor Gabe Clarke began his vocal studies with Dr Art Bumgardner while studying Biology and Spanish Linguistics at the College of Charleston. In 2016 he began his formal music education at the Conservatory of Amsterdam where he studied with Sasja Hunnego. 2019 marked Gabe’s operatic debut in the Conservatory of Amsterdam’s concert presentation of Bellini’s I Capuletti e i Montecchi singing the role of Tebaldo. Later in the season, Gabe joined the Dutch National Opera Academy as a guest in their summer production singing the role of Prince Phillipe in Lennox Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement. Subsequently, he made two other debuts with the Trentino Summer Music Festival singing Peter Quint in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw and Brighella in Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos. In October 2019 Gabe covered the role of Don Ottavio in the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century’s touring production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni under the baton of Kenneth Montgomery. 

In August 2021 Gabe will make his German debut in the role of Alfred for performances of Die Fledermaus at the Ettlingen Schlossfestspiele.

DNOA roles 2021/22 include Graun Cleopatra e Cesare (Tolomeo), Argento Postcard from Morocco (A Man with Old Luggage), Mozart Die Zauberflöte (Tamino).