Katherine JenkinsMezzo-soprano. Born 29 June 1980
Katherine Jenkins Biography (Wikipedia)
Katherine Maria Jenkins OBE (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh mezzo-soprano singer and songwriter. She is a classical-crossover singer who performs across a spectrum of operatic arias, popular songs, musical theatre and hymns.
After winning singing competitions in her youth, Jenkins studied at the Royal Academy of Music, modelled and taught voice. She came to wide public attention in 2003 when she sang at Westminster Cathedral in honour of Pope John Paul II's silver jubilee. Since 2004, she has released numerous albums that have performed well on British and foreign charts. In both 2005 and 2006, her albums received Classic Brit Awards as Album of the Year. She has also been seen widely in concert, including performing for British troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. She has also sung at sporting events, on television shows and in support of many charities. In 2012, she competed on the U.S. television show Dancing with the Stars, finishing in second place, behind NFL Super Bowl champion Donald Driver.
- Alfie Boe: "Katherine's a better kisser than Michael Ball!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04xsh32.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04xsh32.jpg2017-03-23T15:57:00.000ZAlfie and Katherine chat to Steve about starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Carousel'.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04xsg13
Alfie Boe: "Katherine's a better kisser than Michael Ball!"
- Sleep Quietly My Jesushttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lrk3d.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lrk3d.jpg2016-12-17T15:06:00.000ZKatherine Jenkins singing "Sleep Quietly My Jesus" with her pianist Jane Samuel.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04lrk5t
Sleep Quietly My Jesus
- O Holy Nighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lrjsm.pnghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lrjsm.png2016-12-17T15:01:00.000ZKatherine Jenkins and Aled Jones duet sing "O Holy Night".https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04lrjst
O Holy Night
- Katherine Jenkins live in sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03wn7dj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03wn7dj.jpg2016-05-29T12:44:00.000ZKatherine performs two exquisite songs for Michael Ballhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03wn7f7
Katherine Jenkins live in session
- "People might say, I got lost on Katherine Jenkins face..."https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03v0xz5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03v0xz5.jpg2016-05-16T11:51:00.000ZKatherine Jenkins on her rise to fame, singing with Wynne & some weird and wonderful giftshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03v0y01
"People might say, I got lost on Katherine Jenkins face..."
- Katherine Jenkins: "There's loads of times when I mess up the words..."https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03sktxl.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03sktxl.jpg2016-04-29T08:54:00.000ZKatherine Jenkins talks about singing for royalty and her new album Celebration.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03skty9
Katherine Jenkins: "There's loads of times when I mess up the words..."
- Katherine Jenkins Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c1nw1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c1nw1.jpg2014-11-16T14:45:00.000ZKatherine Jenkins delivered a show stopping performance on Weekend Wogan!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02c1p7q
Katherine Jenkins Live in Session
- Katherine Jenkins chats to Graham Nortonhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p011bnb8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p011bnb8.jpg2012-11-17T15:13:00.000ZChristmas, eating with The Queen and dancinghttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p011brx9
Katherine Jenkins chats to Graham Norton
Katherine Jenkins Tracks