In the 2018/19 season, Scottish Mezzo Soprano Katie Coventry will perform Rosette Manon, Doralice La Gazzetta, Cherubino Le Nozze di Figaro, Zerlina Don Giovanni and in Philip Glass’s The Trial at the Salzburger Landestheater. An ENO Harewood Artist, Katie Coventry made her début as Edith in Pirates of Penzance and last season made her role début there as Cherubino, and at the Teatro Real, Madrid as Jennie Hildebrand in Street Scene. Recently she sang the second soprano solo in Mozart’s C minor mass, with Sir Roger Norrington and the Camerata Salzburg, covered the role of Annio for Glyndebourne Festival Opera and the title role of Marnie at English National Opera, whilst also performing the role of Shadow Marnie 2.
A participant of the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singer Project in 2018, Katie is a recent graduate from the Royal College of Music International Opera School where she studied with Tim Evans-Jones as an Independent Opera Voice Scholar. Her roles for RCMIOS include 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. Other roles include Ariodante Ariodante (London Handel Festival), Kate Julian Owen Wingrave, The Fox The Cunning Little Vixen (British Youth Opera), Mazet La Colombe (Opera Danube/ West Green House Opera) and Stephano Roméo et Juliette (Opera Bearwood).
Katie was a finalist for the inaugural Grange Festival International Singing Competition, the winner of the 2017 Joaninha Award and is also an Independent Opera Voice Fellow.
On the concert platform, Katie has performed in such works as the 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. Other concert works include Canteloube’s Chants d’Auvergne and most recently Stravinsky’s Pulcinella with Vladimir Jurowski and the RCM Symphony Orchestra.