Kate trained at Trinity College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, supported by the Mary Datcherlor Trust and graduating with the Vocal Department Silver Medal. Kate also won a place and spent a year on the ENO’s prestigious training course The Knack.
Since graduating, Kate has toured extensively with opera companies throughout Europe, performing roles including Second Bridesmaid in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (Opera Holland Park 2011), where she also covered the role of Cherubino; Cupid in Cavalli’s L’Orione (Venetian Opera); Sylvia in Lehár’s The Merry Widow (Opera UK) and Beggar Woman in Britten’s Death in Venice (Aldeburgh Festival 2007). Kate has performed with many of the UK’s Opera companies including Garsington Opera, Raymond Gubbay, and Opera Holland Park.
Kate lived and worked for a year in Paris for the Grammy nominated French Chamber ensemble Accentus and Emmanuelle Haim’s consort Le Concert d’Astree. While in Paris, Kate worked at the Opera Comique, Chatelet and Opera de Paris under conductors Christophe Eschenbach, Pierre Boulez, and Laurance Equilbey.
As a solo concert artist, Kate has performed at many of the UK’s major concert halls with repertoire including Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Durufle and Mozart’s Requiem and Copland’s In The Beginning. As a chorister, Kate has regularly performed with the Geoffrey Mitchell Choir for their Opera Rara recordings.
Kate has been a regular member of the English National Opera extra chorus since 2008. She recently appeared with them in Calixto Bieito’s new production of Verdi’s The Force Of Destiny.
Kate also sings with internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble Cantoribus and performed with them on the recording of 'Requiem for the Fallen' by Timothy Hamilton.
Professional Biography and CV
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