Caroline Childe's Profile
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Caroline Childe, Soprano, studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama both as an undergraduate and on their two year Opera course. She completed her studies at the National Opera Studio.
While at college Caroline sang roles in three British premieres: Juliana, Argento's The Aspern Papers (in the presence of the composer), Ariadne in Martinu's Ariadne, and Charlotte in Krenek's Der Diktator. She also studied and performed roles such as Mimi la Bohème, Tatyana Eugene Onegin, Lisa The Queen of Spades and The Governess The Turn of the Screw, working with directors and conductors such as Martin Isepp, Ivor Bolton, Anthony Legg, Aiden Lang, Tim Albery and John Copley.
Upon leaving college Caroline has been successful both in Oratorio and Opera. She has appeared twice at the Birmingham Symphony Hall with the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, firstly under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle in Vaughan Williams' A Serenade to Music and as the soloist in The Spirit of England, Elgar. She has appeared in many of the countries leading concert halls including, The Barbican, St Johns Smith Square, Kings College Cambridge and the Wigmore Hall.
Caroline was also the singing voice of Becky Sharp in the BBC adaptation of Vanity Fair.
Caroline's operatic roles have included the title role in Tosca, Violetta LaTraviata, Nedda I Pagliacci, Gilda Rigoletto, Alice Ford Falstaff, Countess Almaviva Le Nozze di Figaro, Micaëla Carmen, Fiordiligi Cosi Fan Tutte, Gilda Rigoletto, Rosalinda Die Fledermaus, Female Chorus The Rape of Lucretia, First Lady Magic Flute, Anne Truelove The Rakes Progress, Manon Manon, Donna Elvira Don Giovanni, Pamina Die Zauberflöte, Norina Don Pasquale, for companies such as Scottish Opera, Opera Holland Park, Diva Opera, English Touring Opera, The Opera Project, Mid Wales Opera, English Pocket Opera, Opera a la Carte and ROH Education.
Caroline performs regularly with opera trio ‘The Diamond Divas’.