Soprano Catriona Holsgrove is currently studying for a Master of Arts at the Royal Academy of Music, London, learning with Raymond Connell and Iain Ledingham. During her time at the Academy, she has won second prize in the Major Van Someren-Godfrey Vocal Prize, is 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 Dixit Dominus and Vivaldi’s Gloria with Gloucester Choral Society, extracts from Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Handel’s Jephtha in Italy and Mozart’s Requiem and Bach’s Magnificat in D 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.