Caroline Taylor recently graduated with Distinction from the Royal Northern College of Music, where she studied with Louise Winter. A Concordia Foundation Artist and former RNCM Songster and Leeds Lieder Young Artist, she was the winner of the 2018 Joyce and Michael Kennedy Award for Singing of Strauss (RNCM) and Sir Anthony Lewis Memorial Prize (Musica Britannica); and she received joint First Prize at the 2019 Dean and Chadlington Singing Competition.
Operatic roles include Giannetta and cover Adina/The Elixir of Love (King’s Head Theatre, Opera’r Ddraig), Lauretta/Gianni Schicchi and the title role in Cendrillon (RNCM Opera), Helena/The Enchanted Island (British Youth Opera), Papagena/The Magic Flute (St Andrews Voices), Governess/The Turn of the Screw and She in the European staged premiere of Madeleine Dring’s Cupboard Love (Byre Opera). In 2018, she created the role of Sara in Ben Kaye and Adam Gorb’s The Path to Heaven (Psappha).
Concert performances include Handel/Messiah (Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir), Britten/Les Illuminations (Northern Ballet Sinfonia) and Mahler’s Symphonies No. 4 (Helix Ensemble) and No. 8 (Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra). A keen recitalist, this season Caroline makes her debuts at St Martin in the Fields and the inaugural Cumbria Opera Festival.