Katherine Broderick

Soprano

Katherine Broderick presented a thrilling Leonore, seeming to revel in the role’s cruellest vocal challenges

Fidelio in Concert - Garsington Opera

Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph

Highlights

  • Brunnhilde Die Walküre – Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Alice Ford Falstaff, Elsa Lohengrin; Isolde Tristan and Isolde – all for Opera National de Montpellier
  • Sieglinde Die Walküre; Adriana Lecouvreur; Vitellia La Clemenza di Tito – Staatstheater Karlsruhe
  • Leonore Fidelio Garsington Opera
  • Mahler Ruckert Lieder Ulster Orchestra
  • Strauss Four Last Songs – Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León; Queensland SO
  • Brunnhilde Siegfried – Opera North; Oper Leipzig

Biography

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…

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.

For the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons Katherine was a member of the Staatstheater Karlsruhe Ensemble where she sang Sieglinde Die Walküre, Adriana Adriana Lecouvreur and Vitellia La Clemenza di Tito. Katherine has also sung Brünnhilde Siegfried for Leipzig Opera, Helmwige, Woglinde and Brünnhilde Siegfried in Opera North’s Ring Cycle; Miss Jessel in Turn of the Screw for Garsington Opera and Mrs Coyle in Britten Owen Wingrave for Opéra National de Lorraine.

A busy recording schedule and a growing discography includes repertoire such as  Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony – Mark Elder (Hallé); Mendelssohn Lieder – Eugene Asti (Hyperion); Britten Songs – Malcolm Martineau (Onyx Classics); Turn of the Screw – Farnes (LSO Live); Walküre and Götterdämmerung – Mark Elder (Hallé); Schumann Lieder- Graham Johnson (Hyperion);  Mussorgsky Songs – Sergei Rybin (Stone Records) and Songs for the Turn of a Century Strauss, Berg and Schoenberg Lieder – Malcolm Martineau (Champs Hill).

Katherine also enjoys a successful recital career, appearing at Opéra de Lille, Wigmore Hall, Oxford Lieder Festival, Bath Mozartfest, Leeds Lieder as well as regular BBC Radio 3 broadcasts.  She works frequently with pianists Simon Lepper, Malcolm Martineau, Eugene Asti, James Bailleau, Joseph Middleton and Sholto Kynoch.

 

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