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Biography

Scottish Mezzo Soprano, Katie Coventry is an ENO Harewood Artist and this season will sing the roles of Second Woman/Second Fury in a new production of Birtwistle's The Mask of Orpheus by Daniel Kramer.   Katie will also sing the role of Kitchen Boy Rusalka in a co-production between ENO and Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.

As an ENO Harewood Artist, Katie has sung the roles of Cherubino, Shadow Marnie 2 and Marnie (Cover) and Edith, Pirates of Penzance.    In the 2018/19 season Katie was a member of the Ensemble at Salzburger Landestheater and sang the roles of Rosette Manon, Doralice La Gazzetta, Frau Grubach/Washerwoman The Trial, Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro, Dorabella Così fan tutte and Zerlina Don Giovanni.

 

Other roles include Jennie Hildebrand Street Scene (Teatro Real, Madrid), Annio (Cover) for Glyndebourne Festival Opera,  Dorabella (Nevill Holt Opera), Ariodante  (London Handel Festival), Kate Julian Owen Wingrave and The Fox The Cunning Little Vixen (British Youth Opera), Mazet La Colombe (West Green House Opera) and Stephano Roméo et Juliette (Opera Bearwood).

In 2017 she graduated from the Royal College of Music International Opera school where she sang the roles of Ramiro La Finta Giardiniera, Hänsel Hänsel und Gretel, Prince Orlofsky Die Fledermaus, Nancy Albert Herring and L’Écureuil and La Chatte L’enfant et les sortilèges.  

Katie was a member of the Salzburg Festival Young Singer's Project in 2018, a finalist for the inaugural Grange Festival International Singing Competition, the winner of the 2017 Joaninha Award and an Independent Opera Voice Fellow.

Katie recently performed Mozart C Minor Mass at the Salzburg Festival with Sir Roger Norrington and Camerata Salzburg and has also sang the work with the London Mozart Players at Winchester Cathedral.   Other oratorio works include Mozart Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall and Cadogan Hall, Duruflé Requiem at Southwark Cathedral, Haydn Nelson Mass at Riga Dom and numerous other oratorio works at St James’ Piccadilly and St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.   In concert Katie has also performed Canteloube’s Chants d’Auvergne and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella with Vladimir Jurowski and the RCM Symphony Orchestra.