Catherine Wyn-Rogers was a Foundation Scholar at the Royal College of Music, studying with Meriel St Clair, gaining several prizes including the Dame Clara Butt award. Catherine currently works with Diane Forlano.
One of our most sought after Artists Catherine appears regularly with most major Orchestras, both here and abroad, is a frequent guest at Festivals such as Edinburgh, Aldeburgh, Munich, Three Choirs and the BBC Proms - of which she was a memorable soloist at the Last Night in 1995 - and most major Choral societies in the UK; a regular guest of both the Huddersfield Choral and the Bach Choir.
Recent engagements have included appearances with Conductors including Sir Andrew Davis, Zubin Metha, Semyon Bychkov, Andris Nelsons, Antonio Pappano, Charles Dutoit, Robin Ticciati, Simon Rattle, Mark Elder, Sir Richard Armstrong and Ed Gardner. Equally renowned for her performances with period instrument orchestras, with conductors such as Trevor Pinnock, Harry Christophers, Laurence Cummings and Jane Glover. Catherine has a special connection with the Sixteen, is soloist on their acclaimed recording of Handel's Messiah, and also works regularly in the USA with Harry Christophers and the Handel and Haydn Society of Boston.
Catherine works extensively in Opera appearing with companies including La Scala Milan, The Metropolitan Opera, New York, The Royal Opera, Covent Garden,Teatro Real of Madrid, The Bavarian State Opera, Munich, Houston Grand Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago. In the 2014/15 season she made her debut at The Met in New York and appeared in the ROH production of Wagner's 'Flying Dutchman', conducted by Andris Nelsons. Last summer she made her Glyndebourne Festival debut as Bianca in Fiona Shaw's production of Britten's 'Rape of Lucretia'. Most recently she made her debut with the Paris Opera, in Schoenberg's 'Moses und Aron' - a role she will reprise at the Teatro Real, Madrid in the summer - and returned to Covent Garden for a production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin conducted by Symon Bychkov.
On the recital stage Catherine has appeared at most major venues, especially the Wigmore Hall in London, with pianists including, Roger Vignoles, Malcolm Martineau, Chris Glynn, Joe Middleton and Graham Johnson and Chamber Groups such as the Nash Ensemble.
Catherine is a member of the vocal
faculty at the Royal Academy of Music and is increasingly in demand for
masterclasses and adjudication both here and abroad. In 2014 she was invited by
the University of Toronto to be the 'John Stratton' distinguished visitor
giving a week of masterclasses and recitals.