Kitty Whately trained at Chetham’s School of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the Royal College of Music International Opera School. She was the winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award 2011 and the 59th Royal Overseas League Award in the same year. Kitty made her Classical Opera début in 2010 singing the role of Edith in Arne’s Alfred at Kings Place. Other operatic roles include Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) as part of the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy, and Nancy (Albert Herring) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. She was a BBC New Generation Artist between 2013-15, during which time she made her début album ‘This Other Eden’ featuring English poetry and song, recorded Ravel’s Shéhérazade with BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Canteloube’s Songs of the Auvergne with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, songs from Rogers and Hammerstein, Jerome Kern and Cole Porter with the BBC Concert Orchestra, featured in a Chamber Music Prom singing the music of Stephen Sondheim, and as Nancy in Albert Herring with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. On the concert platform she has sung Chansons d’Auvergne and Duruflé’s Requiem with the RPO, Dream of Gerontius at St John’s Smith Square, Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall and made her BBC Proms début in Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ Suite from Act II of Caroline Mathilde.

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