BREAKFAST BITE: September 12
Katherine Broderick was the winner of the 2007 Kathleen Ferrier Award. She studied at the National Opera Studio and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and spent a year at the Mendelssohn Hochschule in Leipzig. She was an ENO Harwood Artist and now studies with Anthony Roden.
Highlights of the 2019-20 Season included her highly successful debut with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra singing Brunnhilde Die Walküre with Jaap van Zweden; appearances with the Ulster Orchestra in Wesendonck Lieder, conducted by Jac von Steen and the Oxford Lieder Festival with Sholto Kynoch, as part of their successful “Tales of Beyond” Festival. This season Katherine will sing Leonore Fidelio for Garsington Opera in concert, recorded for BBC Radio 3 and will return to Montpellier Opera for a new production of Falstaff and to Oper Leipzig for Brunnhilde Die Walküre. Further ahead, Katherine will again return to Oper Leipzig and make her debut with Opera de Paris
A committed concert singer, Katherine appears regularly with leading Symphony Orchestras in the UK and abroad and made her debut with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and Sir Simon Rattle singing Helmwige Die Walküre. She has also sung Strauss Vier letzte Lieder with the Ulster Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León and Wagner Wesendonck Lieder at Staatstheater Karlsruhe.
Her varied repertoire has included Britten Spring Symphony and War Requiem; Mahler Symphonies 2, 4 and 8; Zemlinsky Waldgespräch, Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony and Sinfonia Antartica; Berlioz Les nuits d’été; Honegger Joan of Arc, Verdi Requiem, Brahms Requiem and Dvořák Stabat Mater, Te Deum and Requiem.