Catherine Carby has performed with major opera companies including the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Scottish Opera, English Touring Opera, Teatro São Carlos, Lisbon, National Opera Company Canberra, Opera Australia, Victoria State Opera, State Opera South Australia and Opera Queensland. As a board member of Swap’ra UK (Supporting Women and Parents in Opera), Catherine is committed to achieving gender and pay equality in the opera industry .
Catherine’s engagements in 2022/23 include returns to Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Longborough Festival Opera, Buxton International Festival, Pinchgut Opera, the MSO and a celebration of the work of Karl Jenkins at Royal Festival Hall, conducted by Sir Karl himself.
Catherine has also appeared with the BBC Concert Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Gardner Chamber Orchestra Boston, and the Sydney and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras.
Her recordings include Cellier’s The Mountebanks, Lampe’s The Dragon of Wantley, The Love for Three Oranges, Les contes d’Hoffmann and Der Rosenkavalier for Opera Australia, and The Royal Opera’s Die Walküre (Siegrune), 2021 BBC Music Magazine’s DVD of the Year.