Catrina Scullion - Soprano
Catrina is a highly accomplished and sought after Soprano soloist with an extensive and versatile performance background. In addition to her Classical prowess, she has toured as a member of the choir with the acclaimed PBS show Celtic Woman. During this tour Catrina performed in prestigious venues such as Radio City Music Hall (New York) and the Greek Theatre (Los Angeles) during a 14 week tour of the United States in 2008. From 2003 until 2007 Catrina also performed as a soloist with Michael McGlynn's dynamic Irish choral Group, Anúna.
Catrina has enjoyed numerous performances in the operatic sphere.
Solo engagements include the roles of 1st Lady (The Magic Flute), Sandman/Dew Fairy (Hansel and Gretel) and Belinda (Dido and Aeneas) all for North Dublin Opera.
‘Puccini in concert’, featured excerpts of Puccini roles including Mimi (La Boheme), Magda (La Rondine), Cio Cio San (Madame Butterfly) and Tosca (also for North Dubln Opera), while Catrina also performed the role of The Plaintiff/Angelina in Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Trial by Jury” for Clifden Arts Festival.
As a chorus member for Lyric Opera, Anna Livia Opera and Opera Ireland, she performed in productions of Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Lucia di Lammermoor, Les Pecheurs des Perls, Romeo et Juliette and Macbeth in The National Concert Hall and Gaeity Theatre.
An acclaimed concert soloist, Catrina has performed in such diverse venues from the RDS Concert Hall and NCH John Field room to Electric Picnic, performing Opera on the Body and Soul stage to the Speigeltent, singing Gershwin. As a guest soloist she has featured with many prominent Irish Choral Societies, instrumental groups and with artists such as Liam Lawton.
Oratorio/ Sacred solo work includes Messiah (excerpts), Faure Requiem, Mozart Spatzen Messe, Mendelssohn Hear my Prayer. In 2012 Catrina was featured as both a vocal soloist and as an instrumentalist (flute) on RTE's high profile coverage of the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin.
Catrina has participated in many Masterclasses, most notably Dr Veronica Dunne, Nuccia Focile and Mark Shanahan.