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KATHRYN RUDGE MEZZO SOPRANO

Role of Zerlina, Don Giovanni – Opera North 2018

Role of Zerlina, Don Giovanni – Opera North 2018

Reviews of Kathryn’s critically acclaimed performance in the role of Zerlina in Opera North’s production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni March - April 2018. Directed by Alessandro Talevi and Conducted by Christoph Alstaedt and Matthew Kofi-Waldren. "Kathryn Rudge shines as...

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Barber of Seville, Rosina – English National Opera

Barber of Seville, Rosina – English National Opera

“Kathryn Rudge’s classy Rosina” The Guardian, Tim Ashley, 29th September 2015 “Mezzo Kathryn Rudge sings a strong Rosina” The Stage, George Hall, 29th September 2015 Kathryn Rudge delivers accuracy and a winning line in flouncing cheekiness. Evening Standard, Barry...

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Cosi Fan Tutte, Dorabella; Photos, Reviews

Cosi Fan Tutte, Dorabella; Photos, Reviews

“Rudge’s mezzo is more burnished with each passing year. “ The Times, Richard Morrison 7th June 2015 “Kathryn Rudge’s Dorabella is ravishingly sung” The Independent, Michael Church, 11th July 2015. ‘Kathryn Rudge is an adorable Dorabella: she sings with a fresh...

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Reviews: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’  – Opera North

Reviews: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ – Opera North

Kathryn is performing in the role of Hermia in Opera North’s production of Britten’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ until 22nd November 2013.  The production was directed by Martin Duncan and Conducted by Stuart Stratford. The critically acclaimed performances took place...

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Reviews:  Mozart’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ at Opera North

Reviews: Mozart’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ at Opera North

Kathryn is currently performing in the role of Annio in Opera North’s new production of Mozart’s ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ directed by John Fulljames and Conducted by Dougie Boyd. Here are some of the reviews:- “For me the biggest news of the evening is young Liverpudlian...

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REVIEWS: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, GLYNDEBOURNE TOURING OPERA

Director Michael Grandage, Revival Director Ian Rutherford, Conductor Jonathan Cohen. “The stand-out performance is Kathryn Rudge’s deeply felt, endearingly jittery Cherubino.” ***Financial Times, Hannah Nepil, Canterbury Marlowe Theatre, 21st November 2012....

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Reviews: Handel’s Giulio Cesare – Opera North

Reviews Handel's 'Giulio Cesare' - Opera North (Jan - March 2012) DIRECTOR: TIM ALBERY  CONDUCTOR: ROB HOWARTH The Guardian ****"Kathryn Rudge's Sesto……suggests that she has everything required of an exciting young mezzo: tone, technique and absolute conviction in a...

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Opera Now Magazine:  Debutante of the Month

Opera Now Magazine: Debutante of the Month

OPERA NOW MAGAZINE: DEBUTANTE OF THE MONTH August/September The international magazine Opera Now features Kathryn as their Debutante of the month in their August/September 2011 issue. The magazine celebrates extraordinary young artists-in-the making and the dynamic...

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Vanessa – RNCM – 2011

ROLE OF ERIKA IN BARBER'S VANESSA RNCM MARCH 2011 "The mezzo role of Erika was sung by Kathryn Rudge with her mellowest and most lustrous tone. She is a splendid actress and conveyed infallibly Erika’s pent-up feelings, her repressions and the release which comes to...

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Carmen – Royal Northern College of Music – Review

Role of Carmen in Bizet's Carmen RNCM December 2010  "The mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge is already building a shining career.  Her rich   and flexible tone, clear diction and magnetic stage presence are ideal   equipment.  The elegance of her singing avoided any vulgar...

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MOZART’S “LA CLEMENZA DI TITO” – RNCM

MOZART'S "LA CLEMENZA DI TITO" ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC 2010 “ Kathryn Rudge made the smaller role of Annio seem twice as important as usual, and she, too, looked, walked and ran like a boy. There is precious talent here: not only her voice, which is fluent and...

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ROLE OF OLGA IN TCHAIKOVSKY’S “EUGENE ONEGIN”

ROLE OF OLGA IN TCHAIKOVSKY’S “EUGENE ONEGIN”, ROYAL NORTHERN COLLEGE OF MUSIC 2007 “Kathryn’s Olga was delightfully conceived, with a flexible voice and natural charm in the characterization.” Robert Beale, Manchester Evening News, March 2007. “Kathryn Rudge, a...

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