Kathleen  Linton-ford

Kathleen Linton-ford

Lyric Mezzo-Soprano

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2016Handel: AlcinaRuggiero
2016Puccini: Suor AngelicaLa suora zelatrice
2015Handel: AlcinaRuggiero
2014Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroCherubino
2013Handel: Acis and GalateaCoridon/Damon
2012Verdi: OtelloEmilia
2012Verdi: FalstaffMeg Page
2012Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná Nevesta)Hata (Bartered Bride)
2011Salieri: Prima la musica e poi le paroleLeonora
2010Britten: Albert HerringCis
2009Puccini: Suor AngelicaSuor Genovieffa
2009Puccini: Suor AngelicaSuor Osmina
2009Sullivan: The MikadoKatisha
2007Purcell: Dido and AeneasFirst Witch
2005Weber: Der FreischützVier Brautjungfern
2004Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreGiannetta


High mezzo Kathleen Linton-Ford studied at Oxford University, then continued postgraduate vocal studies at Trinity College of Music. Operatic roles include, among others, Emilia (Otello), Hata (The Bartered Bride), Eleonora (Prima la musica), Katisha (The Mikado), Belinda (Dido & Aeneas), Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica), Tigrana (Edgar) and Meg Page (Falstaff: Harrow Opera, cond. Ian Caley), Coridon (Acis & Galatea) and the Mother in new opera Little Kettlehead at the 2013 Tete a tete and Grimeborne opera festivals. Oratorio and sacred soloist work includes the Faure, Mozart and VerdiRequiems.  Most recent performances in this field include the MozartRequiem with Barts Academic Festival Choir and Orchestra (February 2014) and Vivaldi’s Gloria in September 2014 with the St Margaret’s Singers, Tonbridge (cond. Ian Turner). She has a long-standing collaborator in pianist Erik Azzopardi and together they have performed programmes of Debussy, Faure, Mozart and Mendelssohn song around London.  Performance venues include Southwark Cathedral, St Olave’s Hart Street, St Dunstan’s Fleet Street, and The Little Proms in Soho.   Kathleen is committed to artistic outreach, and is an artist with Music in Hospitals and Lost Chord.  She sings with several professional choirs and runs a vocal ensemble.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Handel: Alcina Ruggiero Immediately New London Opera Players 2016
Puccini: Suor Angelica La suora zelatrice Immediately Porcupine Productions 2016
Handel: Alcina Ruggiero Secret Opera 2015
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino Immediately Summerhall 2014
Handel: Acis and Galatea Coridon/Damon City Wall Productions 2013