Catherine Wyn-Rogers

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Catherine Wyn-Rogers appears with the major British orchestras, with the Three Choirs, Edinburgh and Aldeburgh Festivals, and at the BBC Proms. She performs regularly on the opera stage with the English National Opera, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the Bavarian State Opera, and has worked with Scottish Opera, Welsh National Opera, Opera North, the Salzburg Festival, Netherlands Opera, Bordeaux Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Milan and the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Recent engagements have included Das Rheingold in Munich, Peter Grimes in Tokyo, and Deborah Warner’s staged production of Messiah for the Opera de Lyon. She will make her debut with the Metropolitan Opera in Arabella and for the Glyndebourne Festival with Rape of Lucretia. 


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Britten

Albert Herring, November 2013

Barbican Centre

...or would be if he weren’t crushed by Mum, marvellously incarnated by Catherine Wyn-Rogers at her finest.  Michael Tanner, The Spectator

Michael Tippett

A Midsummer Marriage

BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall

Catherine Wyn-Rogers delivered Sosostris's inscrutable utterances memorably George Hall, The Guardian
Catherine Wyn-Rogers’s sonorous Sosostris intoned imposingly from the back of the stage.  Hugo Shirley, The Telegraph
By far the most imposing performance, at any rate on radio, was Catherine Wyn-Rogers as Madame Sosostris, whose Act III monologue is not only the longest piece of solo singing in the opera but also by far the most impressive.
Michael Tanner, The Spectator

Benjamin Britten

Peter Grimes

Aldeburgh Beach

The other characters make a marvellous gallery, from Gaynor Keeble's Auntie and Catherine Wyn-Rogers' Mrs Sedley to Charles Rice's Ned Keene and Robert Murray's Bob Boles; all human life really is there.  Andrew Clements, The Guardian
...with Catherine Wyn-Rogers outstanding as Mrs Sedley... Michael Tanner, The Spectator

Prokofiev

Alexander Nevsky

Barbican Centre

But in the scene where Olga searches the battlefield for her pair of combating suitors, the rich-toned Catherine Wyn-Rogers was a tower of strength, projecting her part, vocally and dramatically, to perfection. Classical Source