Biography

Caroline started singing after graduating from Durham University with a degree in music specialising in composition.   Her operatic roles have since included the title role of Tosca for Heritage Opera; Fiordiligi (Cosi fan Tutte) for Opera UK and Birmingham Chamber Orchestra; Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte) for British Youth Opera and Surrey Opera; Clorinda (La Cenerentola) and Adina (L’elisir d’amore) for Vox Lirika, Tatyana (Eugene Onegin) for Birmingham Chamber Opera and Gilda (cover) (Rigoletto) for Heritage Opera.  She played the Lace Seller (Death in Venice) in the Aldeburgh Festival, directed by Yoshi Oida; a role she also performed at the Bregenz Festival where she also appeared as the ZDF Director and Airport Officer in Benedict Mason’s Playing Away, directed by David Pountney.

As a concert performer Caroline has sung in venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Cadogan Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall as well as in performances on BBC Radio 3.  She has sung as a soloist in venues internationally performing works including Brahms’ Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, Mahler’s Symphony No.4, Mozart’s Exsultate, Jubilate, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Handel’s Messiah, Schubert’s Magnificat, Poulenc’s Gloria and Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder.

As a session singer Caroline has sung with the BBC Singers, RSVP Voices and Conventus and is now also a session performer online, recording her voice and compositions for clients around the world.  Caroline and her husband Darren perform internationally together as the duo Trovatori (www.trovatori.com).  She has received coaching from David Syrus, Mary King, Anthony Legge and Donald Maxwell and continues her vocal studies with Arwel Treharne Morgan.