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Karen Cargill - artist at English National Opera

Karen Cargill

Mezzo-soprano

Career Highlights

Previously for ENO: Suzuki Madam Butterfly.

Notable engagements elsewhere: Waltraute (Canadian Opera Company debut); Glyndebourne debut and returns to Scottish Opera, ROH and the Met. She was the joint winner of the 2002 Kathleen Ferrier Award. She is an active concert performer and sings regularly with the Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Rotterdam, Seoul and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestras, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, and LSO and LPO, working with conductors including James Levine, Donald Runnicles, Valery Gergiev, Yannick Nézet-Séquin, Myung Whun Chung, Bernard Haitink, Sir Simon Rattle and Robin Ticciati. She is a keen recitalist, and recently made her USA recital debut at Carnegie Hall, New York, with her regular accompanist Simon Lepper, with whom she has released an acclaimed CD of songs by Gustav and Alma Mahler (Linn Records).Waltraute Götterdämmerung (Deutsche Oper Berlin, Metropolitan Opera, New York); Anna Les Troyens (Met); Second Norn Götterdämmerung, Dryad Ariadne auf Naxos (ROH).

Last updated: 16th November 2017