Catrin Johnsson – Vocal Tutor
Catrin Johnsson, Mezzo Soprano, was born in Sweden and trained at the Royal University College of Music in Stockholm and the Royal Academy of Music in London. Awards include the prestigious Christina Nilsson Award. Catrin has lived in London for many years and has recently moved to New Zealand. Operatic roles include the title role in The Duchess of Malfi for English National Opera, Dido Dido and Aeneas and Medoro in Handel’s Orlando for the Åmot Opera Festival in Norway, Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro, La Ciesca Gianni Schicchi and Dimitri Fedora for Opera Holland Park., Dorabella Così fan tutte, Carmen, Meg Page Falstaff, Hansel Hansel and Gretel, Adelberto Ottone and Idelberto Lotario (London Handel Festival), Nicklausse Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Prince The Happy Prince, Zerlina Don Giovanni, Second Lady and Third Lady The Magic Flute. Oratorios and concerts include: Verdi Requiem, Bach Magnificat, St Matthew Passion, Christmas Oratorio, Handel Messiah, L’Allegro, il Penserioso ed il Moderato, Mozart Requiem and Mass in C minor, Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Queen Elizabeth Hall), Kindertotenlieder (Purcell Room), Grieg Haugtussa (St John’s, Smith Square). Catrin works as a Performance Teacher at the University of Auckland and as vocal consultant for Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir.