Katherine Broderick


Katherine Broderick won the Kathleen Ferrier Award in 2007 and the Gold Medal at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she studied before attending the National Opera Studio.  She is now in great demand at international opera houses, concert halls and recital stages, as well as enjoying a busy recording schedule.  She wins praise for her expressive range and versatility across repertoire that spans intimate lieder recitals to orchestral songs
and leading Wagner roles.

Her opera roles include Brunnhilde/Siegfried; Ortlinde, Helmwige and Woglinde/Die Walküre; Donna Anna/Don Giovanni; Tatyana/Eugene Onegin; Giorgetta/Il Tabarro; Gräfin/Capriccio; Marschallin/Der Rosenkavalier; Countesss/The Marriage of Figaro; Fiordiligi/Così fan Tutte; Lady Billows/Albert Herring; Miss Jessel/The Turn of the Screw and Mrs Coyle/Owen Wingrave. Roles in concert include Alceste and Ariadne, with companies such as English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Opera North and Opéra National de Lorraine, Leipzig Opera and The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

In recital, Katherine collaborates with pianists including Malcolm Martineau, Graham Johnson, Julius Drake, Simon Lepper, Eugene Asti, Joseph Middleton and James Bailleau at venues such as Wigmore Hall and St John’s Smith Square and the Oxford Lieder Festival. She broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio 3 and appears frequently with The Myrthen Ensemble.

Katherine’s concert repertoire includes Mahler Symphonies 2, 4 and 8, Mendelssohn Elijah and Lobgesang, Britten Spring Symphony and War Requiem, Berlioz Les Nuits d’Eté, Wagner Wesendonck Lieder, Strauss Four Last Songs, and Verdi Requiem.  She performs with leading orchestras that include LSO, Philharmonia, Hallé, BBC orchestras, Ulster and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestras, Salzburg Mozarteum, Singapore and Queensland Symphony orchestras and Hong Kong Philharmonic.

She has a growing discography which includes Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony with Mark Elder (Hallé); Mendelssohn Lieder with Eugene Asti (Hyperion); Britten Songs with Malcolm Martineau (Onyx Classics); Turn of the Screw with Richard Farnes (LSO Live); Walküre and Götterdämmerung with Mark Elder (Hallé); Schumann Lieder with Graham Johnson (Hyperion); Mussorgsky Songs with Sergei Rybin (Stone Records) and ‘Lieder for the Turn of a Century’ by Strauss, Berg and Schoenberg with Malcolm Martineau (Champs Hill).

Originally from Oldham, Katherine now lives in Windsor with her husband and two children.

London Concert Choir concerts:

Iron Duke
(15 June 2016)