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Watson, Katherine (soprano)
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Katherine Watson (soprano)

Following graduation from Cambridge University, where she studied Anglo-Saxon History and Literature, Katherine Watson won a place at Le Jardin des Voix and subsequently appeared with Les Arts Florissants in London, New York, Madrid and Paris. She has an extensive concert career and sings regularly under the batons of William Christie, Emmanuelle Haïm, Stephen Layton and Jonathan Cohen throughout Europe. She is the recipient of the Glyndebourne 2012 John Christie Award.

Engagements have included Diana in Charpentier’s Actéon (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Une Italienne, un fantôme, une bergère in Charpentier’s Médée (Champs-Elysées, Opéra de Lille); Cassandra in Cavalli’s Didone (Champs-Elysées, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, Théâtre de Caen); Iphis in Handel’s Jephtha (Salle Pleyel, Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels, Theater an der Wien, and Moscow); Virtue and Damigella in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea (Teatro Real, Madrid) and Diane in Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie with William Christie at Glyndebourne, and Apollo e Dafne with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen at Carnegie Hall.

Albums
'Bach: Christmas Oratorio' (CDA68031/2)
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
Buy by post £20.00 CDA68031/2  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Brahms: Zigeunerlieder' (CDA67775)
Brahms: Zigeunerlieder
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67775 
'Britten: A Ceremony of Carols & St Nicolas' (CDA67946)
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols & St Nicolas
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67946 
'Monteverdi: Madrigals of Love and Loss' (CDA68019)
Monteverdi: Madrigals of Love and Loss
Buy by post £10.50 CDA68019  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Hyperion monthly sampler – February 2014' (HYP201402)
Hyperion monthly sampler – February 2014
HYP201402  Download-only monthly sampler   No longer available
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
As dew in Aprille  No 5 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Balulalow  No 4b of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Behold, a silly tender babe  First line to In freezing winter night, No 8 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Bach)
Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, SV153 (Monteverdi)
Darà la notte il sol lume alla terra  No 3 of Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
Das Mädchen  No 2 of Sechs Lieder und Romanzen, Op 93a (Brahms)
Deo gracias  No 10 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Der Falke  No 5 of Sechs Lieder und Romanzen, Op 93a (Brahms)
Ditelo, o fiumi, e voi ch'udiste Glauco  No 2 of Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
Dunque, amate reliquie, un mar di pianto  No 6 of Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
Ei l'armi cinse, e su destrier alato  Ballo a 5, seconda parte of Volgendo il ciel – Movete al mio bel suon, SV154 (Monteverdi)
Hebt ein Falke sich empor  First line to Der Falke, No 5 of Sechs Lieder und Romanzen, Op 93a (Brahms)
Hodie Christus natus est  First line to Procession, No 1 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
I sing of a maiden  First line to As dew in Aprille, No 5 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
In freezing winter night  No 8 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Incenerite spoglie, avara tomba  No 1 of Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage  Part 1 No 1, Chorus of Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Bach)
Ma te raccoglie, o ninfa, in grembo 'l cielo  No 4 of Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
Movete al mio bel suon le piante snelle  Ballo a 5 con doi violini of Volgendo il ciel – Movete al mio bel suon, SV154 (Monteverdi)
O chiome d'or, neve gentil del seno  No 5 of Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
O my deare hert, young Jesu sweit  First line to Balulalow, No 4b of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Ohimè il bel viso, ohimè il soave sguardo, SV112 (Monteverdi)
Ohimè, dov'è il mio ben, dov'è il mio core?, SV140 (Monteverdi)
Or che 'l ciel e la terra e 'l vento tace, SV147 (Monteverdi)
Pleasure it is  First line to Spring Carol, No 9 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Procession  No 1 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Recession  No 11 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Sechs Lieder und Romanzen, Op 93a (Brahms)
Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
Spring Carol  No 9 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Stand das Mädchen, stand am Bergesabhang  First line to Das Mädchen, No 2 of Sechs Lieder und Romanzen, Op 93a (Brahms)
That yongë child  No 4a of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
There is no rose  No 3 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
This little babe  No 6 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Volgendo il ciel – Movete al mio bel suon, SV154 (Monteverdi)
Wolcum Yole!  No 2 of A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
Zefiro torna e 'l bel tempo rimena, SV108 (Monteverdi)
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