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Katherine Wiles

Soprano

 

Background: Born, NZ. FTCL Voice (Trinity College, London); Masters in Opera (Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama); BMus, Honours (Auckland University). Young Artist/Chorus Member of New Zealand Opera, 1996-1999

OA repertoire: Valencienne: The Merry Widow, Bridesmaid: Marriage of Figaro, Mrs Nordstrom: A Little Night Music, Madrigal Singer: Manon Lescaut. Full-time chorus since 2008

Other Companies: Adina: L’elisir d’amore (SOSA, Grange Park Opera/Pimlico Opera UK Tour); Elvira: Italian Girl in Algiers, Despina: Così fan tutte; Rosina: Il barbiere di Siviglia, Barbarina: Le nozze di Figaro (NZ Opera); Giannetta: L’elisir d’amore (NZO/NZ International Arts Festival); Susanna: Le nozze di Figaro (London Opera Players); Rosina (Swansea City Opera, UK); Adele: Die Fledermaus (Sevenoaks Philharmonic, UK); Lauretta: Gianni Schicchi, Parasha: Mavra, Satirino: La Calisto (RSAMD). Messiah (Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Auckland Choral Society, Christchurch City Choir). Soprano soloist: Bach St Luke Passion (Bach Musica, NZ), Serenade to Music (Sydney Symphony), extensive oratorio repertoire (UK, Europe, NZ)

Recordings/Videos: Messiah, L’elisir d’amore, Le nozze di Figaro