Caroline Taylor, stationed on high in the auditorium to sing the Mater Gloriosa’s benedictions at the close, floated her tone down like gentle rain from heaven. ★★★★

Robert Beale, The Arts Desk
Mahler Symphony no. 8 | Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra & Guests | Bridgewater Hall

Adina (cover)
Donizetti The Elixir of Love

King’s Head Theatre
Opera’r Ddraig
MATTHEW CLEVERLY
Theatre T

Caroline Taylor (who originally plays Gina) covered as the lead, Adina. Her soprano voice demonstrated power and impressive dexterity while also conveying a strong acting performance of a woman stuck choosing between two men.

Rating: 4 out of 4.
ELAINE PINKUS
UK Theatre Network

I must offer sincere congratulations for their glorious performance to Caroline Taylor, David Powton, Matthew Kellett, Theo Perry and Shana Moron-Caravel…I urge you, no, implore you to go and see it.

Stuart King
London Box Office

Star vocal performance of the evening went to understudy Caroline Taylor as Adina who will surely one day make a marvellous Marschallin in Rosenkavalier.

Gina
Donizetti The Elixir of Love

King’s Head Theatre
Opera’r Ddraig
DEBBIE GILPIN
Mind the blog

Taylor provides hilarious support as Gina – she’s cover Adina, and you get the feeling she’d have a great take on that role.

Rating: 5 out of 5.
ANTHONY EVANS
Planet Hugill

Caroline Taylor was tidy as the coquettish little gossip, Gina.

Caroline Taylor, soprano
Poster credit: King’s Head Theatre

…soprano Caroline Taylor…gave impressively clear but delicate interpretations of a trio of reflective songs by the French Boulanger sisters, Lili and Nadia.

Philip Andrews, Sheffield Telegraph
boulanger Soir sur la plaine & songs | SHEFFIELD PHILHARMONIC CHOIR | City Hall Ballroom

She
Madeleine Dring Cupboard Love

EUROPEAN STAGED PREMIERE
Byre Opera
Keith Bruce
Opera Magazine

Cupboard Love turns out to be a fascinating piece of witty modernism, here given a lively staging by PJ Harris […] Taylor in particular relishing her contemporary coloratura opportunity.

SIMON THOMPSON
The Times

They’ve assembled some remarkable young singers, especially…the glittering soprano of Caroline Taylor in Cupboard.

Rating: 5 out of 4.

Caroline Taylor, soprano
Photo credit: Tilted Frame Photography

The aria “O mio babbino caro”, sung by Caroline Taylor as Lauretta, was performed with simple sincerity – a refreshing change from the cloying nature in which it’s often heard. ★★★★

Leighton Jones, Bachtrack
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Helena
The Enchanted Island

EUROPEAN STAGED PREMIERE

British Youth Opera
Tim Ashley
The Guardian

It is consistently well sung and acted. Taylor and Edlin really wring your heart in their scenes together.

Rating: 4 out of 4.
CLAIRE SEYMOUR
Opera Magazine

…there was much fine singing, especially from the women […] Caroline Taylor was a feisty Helena of independence and impetuousness.

Anthony Evans
P
lanet Hugill

Natalie Davies and Caroline Taylor’s characters Hermia and Helena felt a little underwritten but given the opportunity to shine in the duet “Men are fickle” they sparkled.

Rating: 4 out of 4.
Caroline Taylor, soprano
Photo credit: Robert Workman

Sara
Kaye & Gorb The Path to Heaven

WORLD PREMIERE

Psappha
RNCM
MARTIN DREYER
Opera Magazine

Caroline Taylor brought an engaging soprano sound and lively stage awareness to the role of Sara…

ROBERT BEALE
The Arts Desk

The opera is beautifully constructed […] the music…is of extraordinary skill, passion and beauty […] The acting singers…were highly effective in character portrayal and excellent in sound.

Rating: 4 out of 4.

ANDREW MARSDEN
Number 9 Reviews

Taylor and Finsbury truly shone as Sara and Hanna respectively. Taylor was able to give a strong vocal performance […] exceptional vocal work from Taylor, Finsbury, and Vallis as the leads.

Governess
The Turn of the Screw

Byre Opera
ANDREW CLARK
Opera Magazine

Caroline Taylor blossomed as the Governess. She inhabited the part, held the stage, sang sensitively, moved intelligently: this well-schooled singer is maturing handsomely. The axis between her and the ten-year-old Ben Clark’s Miles was the dominant force of the performance…

KEITH BRUCE
The Herald Scotland

…soprano Caroline Taylor – about to begin her Masters studies at the Royal Northern College of Music – suggests other interpretations in the anxious Governess she presents from the beginning. Her diction in particular is exemplary […] A testament to the quality of the music-making at St Andrews…

Rating: 4 out of 4.
MICHAEL WHITE
The Catholic Herald

…[I] was captivated by a young soprano, Caroline Taylor, who hasn’t even reached music college yet (she starts next term) but sang the Governess with exactly the right mix of beauty and neurosis.

Caroline Taylor, soprano
Photo credit: Tilted Frame Photography