Sun 7th Oct 2018 2.15pm: CAROLINE TAYLOR (soprano) singing Schubert, Schumann, Gilbert & Sullivan
Programme to include songs by Schubert, Schumann and Gilbert and Sullivan
Caroline Taylor is a postgraduate soprano studying at the Royal Northern College of Music under Louise Winter. Prior to this, she read for an MA (Hons) in French, Italian and Spanish at the University of St Andrews, where she graduated as the recipient of the Cedric Thorpe Davie Memorial Prize. She is generously supported by the Richard Newitt Fund, the Mario Lanza Educational Foundation, the Lynn Foundation and Help Musicians UK, with whom she holds a Maidment Award. Her previous teachers include Anthony Roden and Jonathan May.
At the RNCM, Caroline won the 2018 Joyce and Michael Kennedy Award for Singing of Strauss and the 2017 Brodsky Cross-School Prize with her chamber ensemble, the Lucrezia Trio; and she was a finalist in the 2018 Concerto Competition. She also represented the RNCM in the 2018 Sir Anthony Lewis Memorial Prize with Musica Britannica, winning first prize.
In June 2018, Caroline will create the role of Sara in Ben Kaye and Adam Gorb’s The Path to Heaven. She also looks forward to joining British Youth Opera as Helena in The Enchanted Island and returning to RNCM Opera as Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi.