Kitty Whately

Kitty Whately
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Kitty Whately

Kitty Whately Biography (BBC)

Winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award 2011 and the 59th Royal Over-seas League Award for Singers, British mezzo soprano Kitty Whately trained at Chetham’s School of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the Royal College of Music International Opera School. She was also a finalist at the Les Azuriales International Singing Competition 2010. In 2012, she was chosen to be a member of the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy.

Kitty Whately recently sang Rosina Barber of Seville for English Touring Opera, Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro, and Dorabella Così fan tutte for RCMIOS, Kate Owen Wingrave for Nuremberg International Chamber Music Festival, and Edith in Arne’s Alfred for the Classical Opera Company.

She has also sung cover roles in the world premiere of Peter Etvos' Love and Other Demons for Glyndebourne Festival Opera, and Idamante Idomeneo for Buxton Festival Opera. Other operatic roles include Nancy Albert Herring, Second Lady The Magic Flute, and Johanna Sweeney Todd.

On the recital platform, Kitty has worked with Roger Vignoles, Malcolm Martineau, Gary Matthewman and Joseph Middleton. She has given recitals at the Edinburgh International Festival, Oxford Lieder Festival, Wigmore Hall, the Elgar Room (RAH), Leeds Lieder, Buxton Festival, and Leighton House. As a Samling Foundation Scholar, Kitty has also participated in a workshop week

with Sir Thomas Allen and Roger Vignoles in 2010.

Highlights in12/13 season include her debut at the English National Opera in Vaughan Williams’

The Pilgrim’s Progress, Dorabella Così fan tutte with the English Touring Opera, Chansons d'Auvergne and Duruflé Requiem with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Dream of Gerontius at St John's Smith Square, Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall, Christmas Concert at the Verbier Festival, and recitals at the Wigmore Hall and Oxford Lieder.

Kitty Whately was awarded the Aldama Scholarship, the Cuthbert Smith prize, the Ted Moss and Bertha Taylor-Stach lieder prize and 1st place in the Joan Chissell Schumann competition at the RCM. She is currently supported by the English Touring Opera Young Artist Programme.



Kitty Whately Tracks

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Jonathan Dove
All these dismal looks and fretting (Five Am'rous Signs)
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All these dismal looks and fretting (Five Am'rous Signs)
Jonathan Dove
Nights Not Spent Alone
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Nights Not Spent Alone
Juliana Hall, Kitty Wately & Simon Lepper
To Mother (Letters from Edna)
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To Mother (Letters from Edna)

To Mother (Letters from Edna)

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Juliana Hall
Performer
Kitty Wately
Simon Lepper
Juliana Hall
To Harriet Monroe (Letters from Edna)
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To Harriet Monroe (Letters from Edna)
Rebecca Clarke
Lethe
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Lethe
Dominick Argento
Anxiety (From the Diary of Virginia Woolf)
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Anxiety (From the Diary of Virginia Woolf)
Lori Laitman
I Was Reading A Scientific Article (Orange Afternoon Lover)
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I Was Reading A Scientific Article (Orange Afternoon Lover)
Judith Cloud
Variations on the Word Sleep (Night Dreams)
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Variations on the Word Sleep (Night Dreams)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Four Last Songs
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Four Last Songs
Jonathan Dove
The Siren (All the Future Days)
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The Siren (All the Future Days)
Jonathan Dove
Penelope (All the Future Days)
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Penelope (All the Future Days)
Jonathan Dove
Autobiography (All the Future Days)
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Autobiography (All the Future Days)
Fanny Hensel
5 Songs Op.10 for voice and piano no.3; Abendbild
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5 Songs Op.10 for voice and piano no.3; Abendbild
Jonathan Dove
Five Am'rous Sighs
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Five Am'rous Sighs
Arthur Sullivan
The Light of the World: Part 1. Bethlehem
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The Light of the World: Part 1. Bethlehem
Arthur Sullivan
Hosanna to the Son of David (The Light of the World)
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Hosanna to the Son of David (The Light of the World)

Hosanna to the Son of David (The Light of the World)

Performer
BBC CO BBC So Chorus
Choir
Kinder Children's Choir
Conductor
John Andrews
Joyce Ellis
Last played on
Kurt Weill
'What good would the moon be?' from Street Scene - Opera In 2 Acts
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'What good would the moon be?' from Street Scene - Opera In 2 Acts
Kurt Weill
'Speak low' from One Touch Of Venus
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'Speak low' from One Touch Of Venus
Samuel Barber
'Nocturne' from 4 Songs Op.13
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'Nocturne' from 4 Songs Op.13
Samuel Barber
'The Crucifixion' from Hermit Songs Op.29
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'The Crucifixion' from Hermit Songs Op.29
Samuel Barber
'Sleep now' from 3 Songs Op.10
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'Sleep now' from 3 Songs Op.10
Samuel Barber
'Sure on this shining night' from 4 Songs Op.13
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'Sure on this shining night' from 4 Songs Op.13
Johannes Brahms
'Lerchengesang' No.2 from 4 Songs Op.70
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'Lerchengesang' No.2 from 4 Songs Op.70
Jonathan Dove
All you who sleep tonight - Song-Cycle
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All you who sleep tonight - Song-Cycle
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Willow Song
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The Willow Song
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Orpheus with his lute
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Orpheus with his lute
Ralph Vaughan Williams
When icicles hang by the wall
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When icicles hang by the wall
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Take, O take those lips away
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Take, O take those lips away
Richard Strauss
3 Ophelia Lieder from Op.67
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3 Ophelia Lieder from Op.67
Frank Bridge
When You Are Old and Grey
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When You Are Old and Grey
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
4 Shakespeare Songs, Op.31
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4 Shakespeare Songs, Op.31
Thomas Arne
Under the greenwood tree from 'As you like it'
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Under the greenwood tree from 'As you like it'
Thomas Arne
Where the bee sucks from 'The Tempest'
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Where the bee sucks from 'The Tempest'
Henry Purcell
There's not a swain from 'Rule a wife and have a wife'
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There's not a swain from 'Rule a wife and have a wife'
Henry Purcell
The fatal hour comes on apace
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The fatal hour comes on apace
Henry Purcell
Music for a while from 'Oedipus'
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Music for a while from 'Oedipus'
Henry Purcell
There's not a swain
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There's not a swain
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Smanie implacabili (Cosi fan tutte)
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Smanie implacabili (Cosi fan tutte)
Johannes Brahms
Die Mainacht, Op 43 No 2
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Die Mainacht, Op 43 No 2
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Coraline (Act II)
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Coraline (Act II)
Cecil Armstrong Gibbs
In the Highlands
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In the Highlands
Ivor Gurney
The Fields are Full
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The Fields are Full
John Ireland, Malcolm Martineau & Kitty Whately
Her Song
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Her Song
Traditional
Fareweel Regality
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Fareweel Regality
Traditional
Bobby Shaftoe
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Bobby Shaftoe
Trad.
Bonny at Morn
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Bonny at Morn
Traditional
My Bonny Lad
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My Bonny Lad
Traditional
Elsie Marley
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Elsie Marley
Traditional
Water of Tune
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Water of Tune
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Past BBC Events

Be in the Audience: Sounds of Shakespeare: Saturday Classics
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The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon
2016-04-23T06:21:01
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Apr
2016
Be in the Audience: Sounds of Shakespeare: Saturday Classics

Be in the Audience: Sounds of Shakespeare: Saturday Classics

The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon
Proms 2015: Proms Chamber Music 5: A Sondheim Cabaret
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Cadogan Hall
2015-08-17T06:21:01
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17
Aug
2015
Proms 2015: Proms Chamber Music 5: A Sondheim Cabaret

Proms 2015: Proms Chamber Music 5: A Sondheim Cabaret

Cadogan Hall
BBC Hoddinott Hall 2014-15: Afternoon with Pablo Gonzalez
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BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
2014-12-16T06:21:01
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16
Dec
2014
BBC Hoddinott Hall 2014-15: Afternoon with Pablo Gonzalez

BBC Hoddinott Hall 2014-15: Afternoon with Pablo Gonzalez

14:00
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
Proms 2014: Prom 35: Sibelius, Walton & Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
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Royal Albert Hall
2014-08-12T06:21:01
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12
Aug
2014
Proms 2014: Prom 35: Sibelius, Walton & Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Proms 2014: Prom 35: Sibelius, Walton & Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Royal Albert Hall
Afternoon on 3: The Great American Songbook
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The Mermaid, London
2013-12-04T06:21:01
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4
Dec
2013
Afternoon on 3: The Great American Songbook

Afternoon on 3: The Great American Songbook

14:00
The Mermaid, London

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