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BBC Radio 3 Sounds of Shakespeare Weekend

BBC Radio 3 Sounds of Shakespeare Weekend

WORLD PREMIER OF ROXANNA PANUFNIK’S “LOVE SOUGHT” Sean Rafferty launched BBC Radio 3's Sounds of Shakespeare anniversary celebration weekend with a special In Tune live from the studio theatre at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘The Other Place” in...

Shortlisted for RPS Award

Shortlisted for RPS Award

Kathryn has been shortlisted in the 'Young Artist' category of the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards 2016. "The RPS Music Awards, the highest recognition for live classical music-making in the United Kingdom, take place in May every year. The RPS Music Awards...

BBC Radio 3 Christmas Broadcasts

BBC Radio 3 Christmas Broadcasts

KATHRYN’S BBC NEW GENERATION ARTISTS’ RECORDINGS FEATURED IN CHRISTMAS BROADCASTS ON BBC RADIO 3 Tune in to hear some of Kathryn’s recent recordings with pianist James Baillieu for the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists Scheme which will be broadcast over the...

Rossini’s Barber of Seville, English National Opera

Rossini’s Barber of Seville, English National Opera

Kathryn will be making her debut in the role of Rosina for English National Opera in Rossini’s comic masterpiece, The Barber of Seville, which returns to the London Coliseum in Jonathan Miller’s classic production. The Barber of Seville opens at the London Coliseum on...

Love’s Old Sweet Song – CD Review

Love’s Old Sweet Song – CD Review

2015 American Record Guide September/October: "Whether or not you have any interest in English song, if you like exceptionally thoughtful music-making, this album is for you. Rudge’s voice is golden, rich, and even; her diction crystal clear, and her phrasing superb....

Dorabella, Garsington Opera’s ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’

Dorabella, Garsington Opera’s ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’

ROLE OF DORABELLA IN GARSINGTON OPERA’S NEW PRODUCTION OF MOZART’S COSI FAN TUTTE JUNE/JULY 2015 Kathryn will make her debut in the role of Dorabella for Garsington Opera as they present a new production of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte. The production has a fine cast with...

Liverpool Philharmonic Celebrating 175 Years

Liverpool Philharmonic Celebrating 175 Years

Kathryn is delighted to be performing in two concerts on Thursday 12th and Saturday 14th March 2015 celebrating the Liverpool Philharmonic’s 175 Anniversary. Mendelssohn Die erste Walpurgisnacht Beethoven Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’ Vasily Petrenko conductor Claire Rutter...

Debut CD Love’s Old Sweet Song

Debut CD Love’s Old Sweet Song

Kathryn’s debut album with pianist James Baillieu with Champs Hill Records “Loves Old Sweet Song” released on 2nd February 2015. “Kathryn and James present a recital disc of songs and ballads in English, written between 1823 and 1945 by British composers whose lives...

Symphony No.11: Hillsborough Memorial Nyman CD Release

Symphony No.11: Hillsborough Memorial Nyman CD Release

The world premiere recording of Michael Nyman’s Symphony No. 11: Hillsborough Memorial will be officially released on CD on 3rd November 2014. The recording featuring the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Kathryn, who sang the names of the 96 supporters who...

Windsor Festival: In Flanders Fields

Windsor Festival: In Flanders Fields

Kathryn was thrilled to be invited to perform at the concluding concert of this year's Windsor Festival on Sunday 28th September 2014 at Holy Trinity Garrison Church in St Leonards Road. The concert entitled 'In Flanders Fields' paid tribute to those who fought in the...

Hillsborough Memorial Symphony Recording

Kathryn has been working with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Josep Vicent recording composer Michael Nyman’s new work the Hillsborough Memorial Symphony which has been commissioned by Liverpool Biennial. Two performances of the hour long...

Royal Albert Hall – Karl Jenkins 70th Birthday Concert

Royal Albert Hall – Karl Jenkins 70th Birthday Concert

Kathryn was delighted to sing in the glorious setting of the Royal Albert Hall in London on Friday 9th May 2014 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Choral Society under the baton of Karl Jenkins for his 70th Birthday Concert. The celebratory concert...

Hillsborough Memorial Symphony

Hillsborough Memorial Symphony

Kathryn is honoured to be performing in Composer Michael Nyman’s Hillsborough Memorial Symphony with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.  She will sing the names of the 96 football fans who died at Hillsborough as part of a new symphony commemorating the...

On tour with the ‘Voices of the Valley’

On tour with the ‘Voices of the Valley’

Kathryn is to perform as a guest soloist in a series of concerts with the Fron Male Voice Choir.    The Froncysllte Male Voice Choir is renowned as one of the finest male voice choirs.  It has had many competition successes during its 66 year history including the...

The Armed Man – National Tour

The Armed Man – National Tour

Kathryn has recently (2nd -17th Nov 2013) performed on the Raymond Gubbay National Tour of ‘The Armed Man’ with Conductor and Composer Karl Jenkins with performances at the Symphony Hall Birmingham, Bridgewater Hall Manchester and St. David’s Hall Cardiff.   ...

Britten’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Opera North

Britten’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Opera North

In the coming months Kathryn will be performing in the role of Hermia in Opera North’s production of Britten’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. With one of Britten's richest vocal scores, A Midsummer Night's Dream shows a composer at the heights of his powers....

Kathryn joins Ingpen and Williams

Kathryn joins Ingpen and Williams

Kathryn is delighted to announce that she is now represented by the International Artists’ Management company Ingpen and Williams. The prestigious agency based in London has represented many of the worlds most distinguished artists including opera singers Dames Joan...

An Evening of Song with Sir Willard White

An Evening of Song with Sir Willard White

Kathryn will perform at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester on Wednesday 12th June 2013. "An Enchanted Evening Of Song with Sir Willard White" is a concert sponsored by Classic FM to mark the Royal Northern College of Music 40th Anniversary Celebrations. More information:...

Wigmore Hall Recital

Wigmore Hall Recital

Kathryn will perform a lunch-time recital at Wigmore Hall with pianist James Baillieu on Tuesday April 2nd 2013.

Telegraph: New Faces

Telegraph: New Faces

Rupert Christiansen introduces bubbly mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge, who plays Annio in La Clemenza di Tito for Opera North later this month. Kathryn has been featured as a 'New Face' in the Daily Telegraph. Click here to read the full article...  

Mozart’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ Opera North

Mozart’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ Opera North

Kathryn will be performing the role of Annio in Opera North’s new production of Mozart’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito’.  Performances commence on 31st January 2013 at the Leeds Grand Theatre and the tour visits Newcastle, Manchester, Nottingham and Belfast. (see forthcoming...

Glyndebourne Tour  – ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

Glyndebourne Tour – ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

The Glyndebourne tour of Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ is in Canterbury this week and Kathryn has just completed her 22nd performance as Cherubino! Kathryn made her debut for Glyndebourne in their wonderful auditorium back in September and since then has performed in...

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