Praised for her “sparkling soprano” and commanding stage presence (Greater Lansing Ubiquitous Theatre), coloratura soprano Catherine Goode is quickly making a name for herself as an up-and-coming artist both on and off the operatic stage. She joins the Merola Opera Program and Kentucky Opera in the 2020-2021 season. Previously, Catherine has appeared with Opera in the Heights and in young artist programs with Opera Columbus (2019-2020), Des Moines Metro Opera (2018, 2019), and Virginia Opera (2018-2019).
News & Upcoming Performances
Merola Opera Program
POSTPONED TO 2021
Catherine has been selected as one of 29 young artists to participate in the 2020 (postponed to 2021) Merola Opera Program. She will be performing the role of Lady with a Hand Mirror (Postcard from Morroco) and covering the role of Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro).
Catherine joins Kentucky Opera as a member of the Barbara and Halsey Sandford Studio Artist Program for the 2020-2021 season. Performances will include role debuts as Dew Fairy (Hansel and Gretel) and Amore (Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice).
Harold Haugh Light Opera Competition
March 7, 2020
Catherine was awarded First Place in the 2020 Harold Haugh Light Opera Vocal Competition. The competition took place on March 7 in Jackson, MI. She performed "Care compagne ... Come per me sereno" from La Sonnambula and "Glitter and Be Gay" from Candide.