Katrina Holden-Buckley

Katrina Holden-Buckley

Described as a “dramatic” performer with a “strong voice”, (The Boston Theater Review), Katrina Holden-Buckley performs extensively throughout the Boston area in opera and in recital throughout the country.  Of her company debut as Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier with Connecticut Lyric Opera, The Day in New London lauded; “… as Sophie, Holden was perfectly cast, teenage-fresh in both character and voice, making the most of the ringing top to ensembles given to her role.”  As the title role is Massenet’s Cendrillon, with MassOpera, her voice and stage presence were described in publication as “mesmerizing” and “impossible to ignore”.  Operatic role highlights include Musetta in La Bohème, Beth in Mark Adamo’s Little Women, Countess Charlotte in A Little Night Music, and Frasquita in Carmen.  She has performed on the stages of Boston Lyric Opera, Odyssey Opera, MassOpera, Commonwealth Opera, NEMPAC Opera Project, Opera del West, Boston Opera Collaborative, and on tour in Italy. In 2017, Katrina was selected as a Finalist in the “Talents of the World Competition” in Greater Boston and was also a Finalist in the Jenny Lind Competition in 2012.  Ms Holden graduated with her Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from The New England Conservatory and her Bachelor of Arts in Music and English from Muhlenberg College.  She currently studies with Elisabeth Phinney. She has written for The Theatre Times, The Arts Fuse, and Boston Singers Resource. http://katrinaholden.com/

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