Catherine Wyn-Rogers studied at the Royal College of Music, then with Ellis Keeler and Diane Forlano. She performs regularly with English National Opera, at Covent Garden in London (Erda in Das Rheingold and Siegfried, Magdalene in Die Meistersinger, Cornelia in Giulio Cesare, Geneviève in Pelléas et Mélisande, Mary in Flying Dutchman and Auntie in Peter Grimes), at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich (Erda, First Norm, Geneviève, Cornelia, Adelaide in Arabella, Amastra in Xerxes and the Witch in Königskinder). She has interpreted the role of Erda and Waltraute in the Ring in Valencia and in Florence under the direction of Zubin Mehta, Sosostris in The Midsummer Marriage at the Chicago Lyric Opera, and Mrs Sedley in Peter Grimes for her Scala Milan debut. She has also been invited to perform at Scottish Opera, Welsh National Opera and Opera North, at the Semperoper in Dresden, at the Teatro Real in Madrid, at Amsterdam Opera, Bordeaux Opera, at Houston Grand Opera, at the Edinburgh Festival and the Salzburg Festival. She has sung Marcellina (Marriage of Figaro) at the Festival in Verbier under the direction of Paul McCreesh, Mrs Sedley at the Aldeburgh Festival and made her debut at the New York Metropolitan Opera in the role of Adelaide in Arabella and at the Glyndebourne Festival in The Rape of Lucrece (Bianca). She is also pursuing a major concert career with the great British musical institutions (The English Concert, The Academy of Ancient Music, The Three Choirs Festival, BBC Proms, the Aldeburgh and Edinburgh Festivals) performing with conductors like Leonard Slatkin, Bernard Haitink, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Colin Davis, Guennadi Rojdestvenski, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Roger Norrington, Edward Gardner and Zubin Mehta. She has recorded Handel’s Samson with Harry Christophers, Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius with Vernon Handley (EMI), Mozart’s Solemn Vespers with Trevor Pinnock (DG), Peter Grimes with Sir Colin Davis and the complete Lieder by Schubert with Graham Johnson (Hyperion).
Filipievna (Eugene Onegin) at Covent Garden in London.
This is her Paris Opera Debut.