Catriona Holsgrove

Soprano Catriona Holsgrove is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London where she gained a distinction in a Master of Arts, learning with Raymond Connell and Iain Ledingham. During her time at the Academy, she won second prize in the Major Van Someren-Godfrey Vocal Prize, was a scholar for the Josephine Baker Trust and was a Boise Foundation Scholar.

Before moving to London, Catriona read Music at Cardiff University, where she was the recipient of the David Lloyd Scholarship and on graduating, was awarded the Sir Geraint Evans Prize. Whilst at Cardiff, she was a member of Genesis Sixteen and a Scholar with the BBC National Chorus of Wales.

Recent solo performances have included Handel’s Gloria in the Royal Academy of Music’s Bach the European series, Mendelssohn’s Elijah with Guernsey Choral Society and Handel’s Dixit Dominus and Vivaldi’s Gloria with Gloucester Choral Society. Originally from Gloucester, Catriona began singing with the Gloucester Cathedral Youth Choir and was the winner of the Keith Nutland Award at the Cheltenham Festival.