Catherine Wyn-Rogers Mezzo-soprano
Season 22/23 Artist

© Paul Foster-Williams

Biography

Catherine Wyn-Rogers studied at the Royal College of Music, where she worked with Meriel St Clair and won several awards, including the Dame Clara Butt Prize. She continued her studies with Ellis Keeler and currently works with Diane Forlano. She is a regular guest at the Three Choirs and Edinburgh festivals and appears regularly at the BBC Proms, Bayerische Staatsoper, English National Opera and Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Among many roles, she has sung Erda and Waltraute (The Ring) in Valencia and Florence, appeared at the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Sosostris (Tippett’s The Midsummer Marriage), and made her debut with the Metropolitan Opera as Adelaide (Arabella). She has also performed for the Salzburg, Verbier, Aldeburgh and Enescu festivals, as well as at the Teatro alla Scala Milan, Scottish Opera, Welsh National Opera, Opera North, Semper Oper Dresden, Teatro Real Madrid, Netherlands Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Paris Opera and Glyndebourne Festival Opera. She performed concerts with Leonard Slatkin, Bernard Haitink, Andrew Davis, Colin Davis, Guennadi Rozhdestvensky, Charles Mackerras, Roger Norrington, Edward Gardner and Daniel Barenboim.

Her many recordings include The Dream of Gerontius with Daniel Barenboim, Samson with Harry Christophers, Peter Grimes with London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Colin Davis, the Complete Songs Graham Johnson for Hyperion Records. Recent and upcoming projects include Widow Zimmerlein (Die Schweigsame Frau) with the Bayerische Staatsoper, Haydn’s Theresienmesse with the Handel & Haydn Society in Boston and Messiah with Harry Christophers for The Sixteen. 

Currently in

  • Palais Garnier
  • from 23 January to 24 February 2023
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