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Name  Kate Royal
Spouse  Julian Ovenden (m. 2010)
Role  Singer

Education  Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Movies and TV shows  Paul McCartney: Ecce Cor Meum, Holocaust: A Music Memorial Film
Albums  Midsummer Night, A Lesson In Love
Similar People  Simon Keenlyside, Julian Ovenden, Toby Spence, Edward Gardner, Ian Bostridge

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Kate Royal (born 1979) is an English lyric soprano. She is the daughter of Steve Royal, a singer and songwriter for television, and of Carolyn Royal, a former model and dancer.


Royal was born in London and attended Talbot Heath School in Bournemouth, Dorset. Her teachers as a youth included Jon Andrew. She later studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and then the National Opera Studio, graduating in the summer of 2004. In that same year, she won the Kathleen Ferrier Award.

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Royal began to attract wider notice as an understudy for the role of Pamina in Mozart's Die Zauberflote at Glyndebourne Festival Opera in 2004, when she replaced the lead soprano at one performance. With Glyndebourne on Tour, she has sung the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro. She has performed in recital with the pianists Graham Johnson and Roger Vignoles. In 2006 with Glyndebourne on Tour, she sang The Governess in Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw. Later the same year, she signed a recording contract with EMI Classics, and her first disc of songs and arias was released in September 2007. She dedicates 5 months per year to song recitals.

Royal and her husband, the actor and singer Julian Ovenden, have a son, Johnny Beau, born in October 2009. The couple married in December 2010, officiated by Ovenden's father, Canon John Ovenden, who also christened their son in a double ceremony. Their daughter, Audrey, was born in November 2011.

Kate Royal - A Lesson In Love



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  • Kate Royal: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Edward Gardner (EMI Classics, 2007)
  • The Songs of Robert Schumann Vol. 10: Eichendorff Liederkreis, Op 39, with Graham Johnson, Felicity Lott, and Ann Murray (Hyperion, 2007)
  • Midsummer Night: Orchestra of English National Opera & Crouch End Festival Chorus, Edward Gardner (2007) EMI Records Ltd. Barcode 0094639441952
  • A Lesson in Love, with Malcolm Martineau (piano)(EMI 2010)
  • Other

  • Ian Bostridge featuring Kate Royal: Great Handel (EMI Classics, 2007)
  • Paul McCartney featuring Kate Royal: Ecce Cor Meum (EMI Classics, 2006)
  • Choir of King's College, Cambridge featuring Kate Royal: Purcell: Music for Queen Mary
  • DVD Paul McCartney: Ecce Cor Meum (2007)
  • DVD Mozart: Die Zauberflote, 2013 Easter Festival in Baden-Baden (2013)
  • Songs

    Debussy - Air de Lia
    The Sprig of Thyme
    Canteloube / Bailero
    In Trutina
    Love went a riding
    O war dein Haus
    Pour un Baiser
    Gretchen am Spinnrade D118
    Strauss - Wiegenlied
    Rodrigo - Cuatro madrigales amatorios - ?Con que la lavare?
    Strauss / Morgen!
    Die Tote Stadt: Marietta's Lied
    Verschling der Abgrund
    De los alamos vengo - madre
    Vos me matasteis
    Morgen - Op 27/4
    Wiegenlied - Op 41/1
    Ravel / Vocalise en forme de Habanera
    Les Filles de Cadix "Chanson Espagnole"
    Miss Julie: Midsummer Night
    Le Rossignol: Nightingale Aria
    'I go - I go to him'
    ?De donde venis - a?
    'My father! Can I desert him'
    Troilus and Cressida: At the haunted end of the day
    Chanson de la mariee
    Turn of the Screw: The Tower Scene
    Vanessa: Do not utter a word
    Jemand Op25
    Am Sonntag morgen
    Oratorio per la Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesu Cristo - HWV 47 - Prima parte: Recitativo: Itene pure - o fide amiche donne


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