Sunday, 19 January 2020
Catriona Morison Mezzo
Malcolm Martineau Piano
Cardiff Singer of the World 2017
In 2017 Scottish mezzo Catriona Morison became the first British singer to win the Main Prize as well as the Song Prize (jointly) at the Cardiff Singer of the World competition. She studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and then at the University of Arts in Berlin graduating with a masters in Opera with Distinction and continues to study in the Hochschule fur Music Franz Liszt in Weimar. It is a great privilege for Kelso to have her come and sing for us in the middle of a busy schedule following her win. She is coming with Malolm Martineau, top international accompanist who has worked with many of the world’s greatest singers.
Catriona Morison took part in the Samling Artist programme for outstanding young singers in 2013 and in 2015 joined the Young Singers Project of the Salzburg Festival making her debut there in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier with the Vienna Philharmonic under Franz Wesler-Most.