Catriona Hewitson

Award: Sybil Tutton Award

Year: 2018

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Voice

Location: Royal College of Music


Edinburgh-born Soprano Catriona Hewitson won the 2018 Ferrier Loveday Song Prize, is a Samling Artist and Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artist 2018-2020. She is currently a member of the RCM International Opera School having previously studied at the City of Edinburgh Music School, Royal Northern College of Music and ENO Opera Works. Recently she was a finalist in both the 2016 and 2017 Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards and Royal Over-Seas League Vocal Category.

Roles include Sophie Werther, Iphise Dardanus, Yniold Pelléas et Mélisande (ETO), Cis Albert Herring (The Grange Festival), Tytania A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cock The Cunning Little Vixen, Emmie Albert Herring, Ida Die Fledermaus (RCMIOS) Susanna The Marriage of Figaro, Musetta La boheme (Magnetic Opera) and Amore Orfeo ed Euridice (RNCM). Highlights in concert include St Martin-in-the-Fields, Bridgewater Hall, Edinburgh International Festival Songlines Series and touring with the Ulster Orchestra. 

Recent and upcoming performances include Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro directed by Sir Thomas Allen at RCMIOS and covering at Glyndebourne Festival. Catriona is an Emma Rose Scholar supported by The Royal College of Music and the Norah Popple Award and has also been generously supported by Help Musicians UK, the William Gibbs Trust, Josephine Baker Trust, James Caird Travelling Fund, the Cross Trust, and PS.