Caroline Taylor


Caroline Taylor studied as an Oglesby Scholar at the Royal Northern College of Music, where she won the Joyce and Michael Kennedy Strauss Award. She is a British Youth Opera Serena Fenwick Young Artist and a member of the Wigmore Hall French Song Exchange.

Roles include Vixen Sharp-Ears/The Cunning Little Vixen (Barnes Music Festival), Giannetta and cover Adina/The Elixir of Love (King’s Head Theatre, Opera’r Ddraig), Lauretta/Gianni Schicchi (RNCM Opera), Helena/The Enchanted Island (British Youth Opera), She/Cupboard Love and Governess/The Turn of the Screw (Byre Opera), Papagena and cover Pamina/The Magic Flute (St Andrews Voices) and Sara in the world premiere of Ben Kaye and Adam Gorb’s The Path to Heaven (Psappha, RNCM). Other notable performances include Britten’s Les Illuminations with the Northern Ballet Sinfonia, Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 at the Bridgewater Hall and recitals at St James’s Piccadilly and St Martin in the Fields.

In 2021/2022, Caroline is an Emerging Artist with Longborough Festival Opera. She performs Adina/The Elixir of Love (Duchy Opera), Clori/L’Egisto (Hampstead Garden Opera) and Asteria/Tamerlano (Cambridge Handel Opera Company) and joins pianist George Needham in recital at the inaugural Cumbria Opera Festival.

Previously for Longborough: Chocholka & Woodpecker, Vixen Sharp-Ears (cover)/The Cunning Little Vixen (2021)