Catherine Carby studied at the Canberra School of Music and the Royal College of Music, London. In her native Australia, she has performed with the major opera companies including Opera Australia, Opera Queensland, Pinchgut Opera and Victoria State Opera. UK engagements have included performances with Buxton Festival Opera, English National Opera, English Touring Opera, the Royal Opera and Ballet, London, and Scottish Opera. International highlights have included performances with Orchestre National de Montpellier and at the Teatro Sao Carlos, Lisbon. Her repertoire ranges from Handel and Monteverdi to Richard Strauss and Wagner. She sang Nita in Dutton’s recording of The Mountebanks.