Katherine Watson graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge where she was also a choral scholar. A former Associate Artist of Classical Opera, she appears in the role of Hyacinthus on our recording of Apollo et Hyacinthus and sang in our performance of Lucio Silla at Cadogan Hall in 2012. As a prolific concert artist, Katherine has worked with a number of eminent conductors including Stephen Layton, Nicholas Kraemer, Stephen Cleobury, Jonathan Cohen, Paul Agnew, Emmanuelle Haïm, Harry Bickett, Sir Roger Norrington and Laurence Cummings. Notable engagements include Handel’s Apollo e Dafne with Arcangelo at Zankel Hall, New York, Handel’s Messiah in Seville with the Hallé orchestra, at Bridgewater Hall (Howarth) and with Polyphony at St John’s Smith Square, and a tour of Rameau arias in Asia with Emanuelle Haïm. Opera roles include Iphis (Handel’s Jephtha) at the Beaune Festival and Un Songe/l’Amour/une Phrygienne in Rameau’s Dardanus for Opera de Bordeaux.
21 and 22 March 2017, 7.30pm
St John's Smith Square
Kristian Bezuidenhout at Wigmore Hall
16 May 2017, 7.30pm
Wigmore Hall, London