Mezzo-soprano (United States)
Wellgunde in Götterdämmerung. Previously: Waltraute in Die Walküre (2015); Wellgunde in Das Rheingold (2014); Amneris in performances of Aida (2013); Anne in Mary Stuart andFlora Bervoix in La traviata (2012); Suzuki in Madame Butterfly (2011, 2010); Dryad in Ariadne auf Naxos (2011); Governess in The Queen of Spades (2010); Giannetta in The Elixir of Love (2009).
About the Artist:
HGO Studio alumna Catherine Martin (2009–12) has appeared regularly at HGO in roles including Waltraute in Die Walküre (2015); Wellgunde in Das Rheingold (2014); Amneris in performances of Aida (2013); Anne in Mary Stuart and Flora Bervoix in La traviata (2012); Suzuki in Madame Butterfly (2010–11); and Dryad in Ariadne auf Naxos (2011). Her current season began in Taiwan at the National Taichung Theater as she performed Wellgunde in Das Rheingold and continued with her Lyric Opera of Chicago debut as Hécube (also Didon cover) in Les Troyens and concerts with the Dallas Opera and the San Antonio Symphony. Other recent engagements include Amneris in Aida in her Opera Colorado debut; her first Adalgisa in Norma with Florida Grand Opera; Wellgunde in Das Rheingold and Götterdämmerung and Grimgerde in Die Walküre at Washington National Opera; Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking with Dayton Opera; Maddalena in Rigoletto for Opera Santa Barbara; Genevieve in Hindemith’s The Long Christmas Dinner with the American Symphony Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall; and the Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos for the Glimmerglass Festival.