Melbourne-based soprano Kathryn Radcliffe has enjoyed success as a soloist with Opera Australia and the Vienna State Opera.
Winner of the 2014 Herald-Sun Aria, she starred the following year as Pamina in Opera Australia’s touring production of The Magic Flute and won the Opera Foundation Vienna Award.
In 2016, Kathryn worked for several months at the Vienna State Opera – covering a range of roles such as Pamina, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Ortlinde in Die Walküre, Pousette in Manon, Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos and The High Priestess in Aida. She made her Vienna debut in a small role in The Cunning Little Vixen. Kathryn returned home to win one of Australia’s most lucrative competitions – the Opera & Arts Support Group Scholarship. She makes her debut with both Victorian Opera and the Tasmanian Symphony in 2017.
Roles Kathryn has performed include: The Governess in The Turn of the Screw (Hawaii Performing Arts Festival); Ernesta in LOL Opera by Nina Sofo (Australian premiere 2010) and Daisy in Contact by Angus Grant (World Premiere 2011). For OzOpera, she has sung Mother/Witch/Sandman in Hansel and Gretel and Queen of Night/Pamina in The Magic Flute.