Kathryn Copeland Donaldson

Biography

Soprano Kathryn Copeland Donaldson earned a B.M. at Westminster Choir College, NJ and a Postgraduate Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music, London. During her time in the UK, Kathryn sang at Buckingham Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Royal Albert Hall, and St. Martin-in-the-Fields. She regularly performed with Gabrieli Consort, English Concert, BBC Singers, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Brompton Oratory Choir and has toured the UK and Syria with All Souls Orchestra. She has had the privilege of singing for many world-renowned conductors and made recordings with The London Oratory Choir, Collegium Musicum 90, and Westminster Choir. Kathryn has presented the soprano solos in Bach’s cantatas, Christmas Oratorio, St. John Passion and St. Matthew Passion, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem, Couperin’s Leçon de ténebrès, Faure’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah and Ode to St. Cecelia’s Day, Mendelssohn’s Hear my Prayer and St. Paul Oratorio, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Schoenberg’s String Quartet No. 2 and Vivaldi’s Gloria. Most recently, Kathryn performed as a soloist with the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh and Opera Western Reserve, sang the role of Countess Rosina in Undercroft Opera's 'The Marriage of Figaro,' and she is a chorister with the Pittsburgh Opera.