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Songs by Hamilton Harty – Somm Recordings

Songs by Hamilton Harty – Somm Recordings

Songs by Hamilton Harty with Kathryn Rudge and Christopher Glynn on Somm Recordings is now available.  Although best known today as a composer of orchestral music, Hamilton Harty was also one of the most accomplished accompanists of his generation. It prompted, in...

New Record: Elgar- RLPO, Vasily Petrenko

New Record: Elgar- RLPO, Vasily Petrenko

Elgar Sea Pictures and The Music Makers with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and choir conducted by Vasily Petrenko is released on Friday 24th April on the ONYX label and available to listen to here: Spotify...

Music in Hospitals

Music in Hospitals

Over many years Kathryn and her family experienced firsthand the benefits of music and creativity as a vital supplement to healthcare. Alongside her parents, who were both Cancer patients, Kathryn has had the privilege of sharing music; singing and speaking to support...

BBC Proms – Mozart Requiem

BBC Proms – Mozart Requiem

Kathryn performed at the BBC Proms in Mozart’s Requiem which took place at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 7th August 2019  with the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann. Mozart's Requiem will be televised at 7pm on BBC Four on...

BBC Proms: Royal Albert Hall 7th August 2019

BBC Proms: Royal Albert Hall 7th August 2019

Kathryn returns to sing at the BBC Proms in Prom 26: Mozart's Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 7th August 2019. Prom 26: Mozart's Requiem 19:00 Wed 7 Aug 2019 Royal Albert Hall "Love and loss, life and death collide in an emotionally charged concert given...

New CD Release: Songs by Eric Coates ****

New CD Release: Songs by Eric Coates ****

Kathryn's new CD recordings of Songs by Eric Coates with pianist Christopher Glynn has been released on the Somm Recording Label.    BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE MAY 2019 -  ****Review "Once upon a time the songs of Eric Coates were sung and recorded by the world's most...

BBC NOW Sir Karl Jenkins – Lament For Syria (world premiere)

BBC NOW Sir Karl Jenkins – Lament For Syria (world premiere)

Kathryn will be performing the world premier of Sir Karl Jenkins brand new commission ‘Lament for Syria’ for this year’s Swansea International Festival.  The lament is based on a poem by 13-year-old Betjeman Poetry Prize winner Amineh Abou Keresh, a refugee.   The...

100 Days to Peace – Central Hall Westminster

100 Days to Peace – Central Hall Westminster

Kathryn is honoured to be singing in a gala concert in aid of mental health charities in the presence of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Central Hall Westminster 7.30pm 6th September 7:30 pm The concert produced by Royal Armouries is entitled '100 Days of Peace' and...

“Where to Britain?” C4 Series  – Leeds Opera North

“Where to Britain?” C4 Series – Leeds Opera North

Kathryn is featured in a new Channel 4 series “Where to, Britain?” in which Uber drivers share candid chats with with passengers. Narrated by Dawn French. The series of shorts, which debut on Channel 4’s on-demand service All 4 is narrated by Dawn French.  Each...

RLPO 2018/2019 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

RLPO 2018/2019 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

Kathryn is delighted to be performing in a series of concerts with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Vasily Petrenko and the RLP0 during 2019. Two concerts will take place on 21st and 22nd March 2019  entitled “The best of Petrenko’ and Kathryn...

 CHANDOS RECORD RELEASE – ROUSSEL’S EVOCATIONS

 CHANDOS RECORD RELEASE – ROUSSEL’S EVOCATIONS

Kathryn features on a new Chandos Records CD released on 4th May 2018 of ‘Roussel’s Evocations’ with performers Alessandro Fisher (tenor), Francois Le Roux (baritone)  BBC Philharmonic. the CBSO choir and Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier.  “Maestro Yan Pascal Tortelier...

Orchestra of Opera North – Distant Shores

Orchestra of Opera North – Distant Shores

Kathryn performs Elgar’s Sea Pictures with the Orchestra of Opera North and Conductor Ben Gernon in Huddersfield Town Hall. The programme will include Mozart  Symphony No. 31 in D Major ‘Paris’ K.297/300a Elgar    Sea Pictures Op. 37 Dvorak   Symphony No. 8 in G Major...

Opera North – Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Opera North – Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Kathryn returns to Opera North in February 2018 to perform in the role of Zerlina in their production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. The production is directed by Alessandro Talevi and Conducted by Christoph Alstaedt. Performances will take place at the Leeds Grand...

BBC Scottish Symphony Debut – Chausson

BBC Scottish Symphony Debut – Chausson

BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA DEBUT LIVE BBC RADIO 3 Kathryn made her debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ben Gernon in a live broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 14th December 2017 performing Chausson’s rapturous songs of love and nature "Poeme de...

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Charity

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Charity

Kathryn performed in the historic Eaton Chapel on the Duke of Westminster’s Eaton Estate for the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity in a unique carol concert on the 19th December 2017.   "Supporters and fundraisers enjoyed a festive evening featuring the renowned Sing Me...

RHEINGAU MUSIC FESTIVAL – ELGAR’S DREAM OF GERONTIUS

RHEINGAU MUSIC FESTIVAL – ELGAR’S DREAM OF GERONTIUS

In September 2017 Kathryn performed Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius at the Rheingau Music Festival with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonia Chorus conducted by Paul McCreesh. The performance took place in the beautiful setting of the Eberbach Monastery a former...

RELEASE OF DONALD SWANN SONGS –  HYPERION

RELEASE OF DONALD SWANN SONGS – HYPERION

Kathryn features in this collaborative recording of Donald Swann songs with distinguished singers Soprano Felicity Lott, Baritone Roderick Williams and Tenor John Mark Ainsley. The project was the brainchild of  pianist Christopher Glynn who liaised with baritone Leon...

Wigmore Hall Recital BBC Radio 3

Wigmore Hall Recital BBC Radio 3

Kathryn performed with pianist James Baillieu in a lunchtime recital at Wigmore Hall which was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on 14th and repeated on 19th February 2017.  The English song programme included repertoire by Howells, Quilter, Gurney and Browne. Kathryn and...

BRITTEN’S ALBERT HERRING AT BUXTON OPERA HOUSE

BRITTEN’S ALBERT HERRING AT BUXTON OPERA HOUSE

Kathryn will perform in the role of Nancy in the Buxton Festival production of Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring in July 2017. About the show:- Libretto by Eric Crozier. First performed 20 June 1947 There’s a crisis in the Suffolk town of Loxford. The day of the...

Nyman Two Sonnets World Premier – Leeds

Nyman Two Sonnets World Premier – Leeds

Kathryn performed the world premier of Michael Nyman’s Two Sonnets for Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz on 20th November 2016  with pianist James Baillieu in BBC Radio 3’s New Generation Big Chamber weekend which was recorded live for later broadcast on BBC Radio 3. The...

BBC PROMS DEBUT AUGUST 2016

BBC PROMS DEBUT AUGUST 2016

Kathryn made her BBC Proms debut in the stunning setting of the Old Royal Naval Chapel in Greenwich on Saturday 6th August 2016. Chief Conductor David Hill presented this ‘Proms at…” premier of Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle with the BBC singers which was presented...

Merseyside Women of the Year Arts and Culture Award 2016

Merseyside Women of the Year Arts and Culture Award 2016

Kathryn is thrilled to have received a Merseyside Women of the Year Arts & Culture Award sponsored by David M Robinson. The uplifting awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of women across Merseyside took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Liverpool on...

Kathryn appointed RNCM Honorary Associate Artist

Kathryn appointed RNCM Honorary Associate Artist

Kathryn is thrilled to have been appointed Honorary Associate Artist at the Royal Northern College of Music. She joins pianist Alexandra Dariescu, composer Tom Harrold, cellist Mikhail Nemtsov and percussionist Le Yu to fulfil this prestigious new ambassadorial role,...

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