Katherine McIndoe (Singer for Shine On)

Katherine is a soprano from New Zealand, studying on the Opera Studies programme at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Yvonne Kenny. She was a Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artist with New Zealand Opera, and a member of the inaugural Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Singer Development Programme. She has been a Britten-Pears Young Artist at the Aldeburgh Festival twice, working on Britten’s song repertoire with Malcom Martineau, Mark Padmore, and Dame Ann Murray. She holds a Master of Performance with Distinction from the Guildhall and a Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours from the New Zealand School of Music. Her recent roles include Iolanta (Iolanta), the Governess (The Turn of the Screw), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Tatyana (Eugene Onegin), Giulietta (I Capuleti e I Montecchi), ensemble roles (Candide), and Sister Catherine (Dead Man Walking). She has performed at the Barbican and Wigmore Hall, and live on BBC Radio 3 to celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK.