Catrine returns to Charles Court Opera

Catrine will be reprising her critically acclaimed performance of Laetitia and Angelina in Charles Court Opera’s The Zoo and Trial by Jury at the Kings head in April and May.

These two hilarious farces promise a veritable cocktail of madness and mayhem for a strictly limited season of only 8 performances – you will regret missing this, so book now!

English Touring Opera’s Jason gets 4 stars

The reviews are in for English Touring Opera’s bright new production of Cavalli’s masterpiece, Jason, in which Catrine performs the role of Isiphile. The show has received 4 stars from both the Guardian and Independent, praising the performers and players alike.

“…the drama never flags for an instant..”

“…Hannah Pedley’s Medea had heft nicely counterbalanced by Catrine Kirkman’s delicate soprano as Isiphile..”

– Michael Church, Independent

“Van der Linde (Jason), with his silky countertenor, sounds glamorous as well as looks it, and by the end we fully understand why Hannah Pedley’s self-assured Medea and Catrine Kirkman’s desperate Isiphile are trapped in his orbit.”

– Tim Ashley, Guardian


English Touring Opera’s Jason opens tomorrow night

Catrine sings the role of Isiphile in Cavalli’s Jason for ETO, opening tomorrow night at The Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London, 7.30.

More performances at the Britten Theatre on Saturday 4th and Thursday 10th October before continuing on tour to the Snape Maltings, Malvern, Bath, Harrogate, Durham, Cambridge and Exeter.

For more information and booking information check the ETO website.

English Touring Opera

Listen to Catrine on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune

Catrine and her accompanist James Longford peformed 3 English songs on Radio 3’s In Tune on Thursday to promote their recital at Finchcocks on Sunday.

Catrine and James on In Tune

Catrine and James on In Tune








If you missed it, you can listen again here:


Catrine will Premiere New English Song Commission

Catrine will be singing a newly commissioned English song at her recital on the 18th August at Finchcocks Musical Museum.

With poetry by emerging talent, poet Ben Maier and set by award-winning, critically acclaimed composer and conductor Benjamin Ellin, the song, entitled The Melodious Boat, completes a segment of the programme themed around the sea.

Catrine to perform live on Radio 3’s InTune

Catrine will be performing a selection of English Songs on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune on the 15th August. Catrine will be talking about her upcoming recital at Finchcocks Musical Museum as a part of her prize for winning the 2012 John Kerr award for English Song. Catrine will be accompanied by James Longford, up and coming repetiteur & continuo player.

Catrine to return to English Touring Opera

Catrine is very happy to announce that she will return to English Touring Opera this Autumn to sing the role of Isiphile in Cavalli’s Jason, cover Drusilla in The Coronation of Poppea and is the soprano soloist in Music for a Venetian Orphanage.  For further details of tour dates and locations visit

Catrine has been awarded the John Kerr Award

Catrine has been awarded the John Kerr Award for English Song she was also awarded the Audience Prize.

As a part of this award Catrine will perform a recital  of English Song on the 18th August, 5pm at Finchcocks Musical Museum

Her programme will include songs by Purcell, Locke, Blow, Bantock, Hurlstone, Parry & a selection of folk songs from the British Isles.

Details here:

Catrine to appear in upcoming feature film

Catrine is playing the title role in upcoming feature film, In Love With Alma Cogan. Showing at Gloucester Guildhall Cinema Sat 30 March 7.45 and 2nd April 2pm and other venues accross the UK.

Starring alongside John Hurt, Roger Lloyd Pack, Niamh Cusack and Keith Barron.

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