Caroline Taylor, soprano

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Caroline Taylor studied with Louise Winter as an Oglesby Scholar at the Royal Northern College of Music, generously supported by a Help Musicians UK Maidment Award. She won the 2018 Joyce and Michael Kennedy Strauss Award and the 2019 Dean and Chadlington Singing Competition. Caroline is a Concordia Foundation Artist, a British Youth Opera Serena Fenwick Young Artist, a former Leeds Lieder Young Artist and a member of the 2019/2020 Wigmore Hall French Song Exchange.

Roles include Vixen Sharp-Ears/The Cunning Little Vixen (Barnes Music Festival), Giannetta and cover Adina/The Elixir of Love (King’s Head Theatre, Opera’r Ddraig), Lauretta/Gianni Schicchi (RNCM Opera), Helena/The Enchanted Island (British Youth Opera) and Sara in the world premiere of Ben Kaye and Adam Gorb’s The Path to Heaven (Psappha, RNCM). Other performances include Britten’s Les Illuminations (Northern Ballet Sinfonia), Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 at the Bridgewater Hall and recitals at St James’s Piccadilly and St Martin in the Fields.

This season, Caroline joins Longborough Festival Opera as an Emerging Artist, performing the roles of Chocholka and Woodpecker and covering Vixen Sharp-Ears in The Cunning Little Vixen. She also performs Fauré’s Requiem with Manchester Camerata.

Biography details current at December 2020; not to be reproduced without permission.