As performer Catherine has worked on many innovative and exciting projects. These include Lyrebird a Musical Rumpus for Spitalfields Music which toured London, the UK and Denmark; Bascule Chambers with Iain Chambers as part of Totally Thames 2015; a recent solo commission by Tate Britain 'Sonic Trail for the Filters' ; solo and chorus in the world premier of K Stockhausen's Mittwoch aus Licht for Birmingham Opera Company; mezzo soloist in John Cage's Aria with Merce Cunningham Dance Company at Theatre de la Ville Paris; mezzo soloist in The Difference Engine an RPS Drummond Award commission including a recording of the piece with the Arditti String Quartet; mezzo soloist in John Cage MusiCircus at English National Opera and an ongoing collaboration with the Langham Research Centre for gigs at The Barbican; Kettle's Yard New Music Series & Cafe Oto as well as at The Borealis Festival in London. She has made recordings for Sub Rosa record label; the Stockhausen Foundation and Amirani records.
Catherine is a founding member of the ensemble TROUPE (concerts that tell stories). TROUPE's production The Bad Mood has been performed at Spitalfields Summer Festival, Wigmore Hall, Omnibus Arts and Clapham Chamber Concerts. TROUPE are currently working on a new piece The Empty Chair supported by Arts Council England, Aldeburgh Music and The Cooper Hall Foundation. They have also performed at The Steyning Festival; The Bloomsbury Festival; The Wilding Festival; at The Steiner Theatre's Concert Series' and at Cooper Hall's concert series in Somerset.
Catherine is a member of Erratica's core company, an ensemble that trains, creates and performs together, pioneering innovative opera presentation and creation techniques. The core company's first show Triptych ran at The Print Room Notting Hill and as part of Spitalfields Music Festival to critical acclaim in summer 2014. Since then Catherine has played the mother in their staging of David Lang's The Little Match Girl Passion at Spaces Hackney Wick and sang in Celestina an installation opera for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Catherine's other operatic experience includes: 'the Witch' and 'the Mother' in Hansel and Gretel and 'Miss Jessel' in The Turn of the Screw for Cooper Hall and Bath Philharmonic at Frome Festival 2014 and 2013; Dido in Dido and Aneas for Barefoot Young Artists tour 2013; the title role in Menotti's The Medium for Open Door Opera at The Kings Head and Mrs Herring Albert Herring for TCM opera ensemble, Catherine also sings regularly with London Voices.
After graduating from the University of Cambridge with a degree in music, Catherine went on to Trinity Laban to study voice receiving a distinction for her MMus as well as the contemporary music prize. Catherine now lives and works in London.
Future plans include: performances with TROUPE at Hijack Festival Brighton, Spitalfields Winter Festival 2016 and Frome Festival 2017; Celebrate Babies an interactive concert for babies as part of Salisbury's festival of voice and a Clapham Chamber Concerts recital in early 2017.