Catherine Carby

  • Tristan und Isolde – covering Brangäne


Currently residing in the UK, leading Australian mezzo soprano Catherine Carby Brangäne has performed with many major opera companies and orchestras including the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Scottish Opera, English Touring Opera, The Royal Ballet, Opera Australia, West Australian Opera, Victoria State Opera, Opera Queensland, Sydney, West Australian, Melbourne, Tasmanian and Queensland Orchestras, and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.

In addition to return invitations to the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, and Longborough Festival Opera, this year Catherine will perform Idamante (Idomeneo) for English Touring Opera, in Karl Jenkins’ 75th birthday celebrations and make her debut with Pinchgut Opera.

Recent  engagements have included Siegrune (Die Walküre), Minerva (The Return of Ulysses) and Antonia’s mother (Les Comtes d’Hoffmann) for the Royal Opera House, Brangäne (Tristan und Isolde) for Longborough Festival Opera, the title role in Gluck’s Iphigenie en Tauride, Rodrigo in Donizetti’s (Pia di Tolomei)  and Diana (La Calisto) for English Touring Opera, Haydn’s Paukenmesse with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Handel’s Elijah at the Hexham Festival, Nita (The Mountebanks) with the BBC Concert Orchestra, Brangäne (Tristan und Isolde) at Teatro São Carlos Lisbon and Katharina Schratt (Mayerling) for The Royal Ballet London.