Kathryn Rudge


Born in Liverpool, Kathryn completed her studies at the RNCM with Susan Roper in 2011. She was an ENO Young Artist , a YCAT artist (2010 – 2013) and is a BBC New Generation artist (a commitment which will run until December 2017). She has won numerous prizes and awards including MBF Sybil Tutton Award, Susan Chilcott Scholarship. Kathryn is a Samling Scholar. Featured as The Times Rising Star of Classical Music 2012, Kathryn made her debuts to critical acclaim with Cherubino/ENO and Sesto/Opera North. Concert engagements include performances with the RLPO, Philharmonia, Manchester Camerata and with conductors Carl Davis, Paul Daniel, Vasily Petrenko and John Wilson. She has given recitals at Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, the Brighton, City of London and Cheltenham Festivals. Recent and future operatic engagements include Cherubino with Glyndebourne Touring Opera, a return to Opera North for Annio /La Clemenza di Tito and Hermia A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte) for Garsington and Rosina (Barber of Seville) for ENO. Concert engagements include the world premiere of Michael Nyman’s Hillsborough Symphony, concerts with the RLPO to celebrate the orchestra’s 175th anniversary, Mozart Requiem for Raymond Gubbay, Messiah for Huddersfield Choral Society and recordings and concerts with Opera Rara.