American-Dutch soprano Katharine Dain holds degrees from Harvard University, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and Mannes College of Music. She performs regularly in opera, chamber music, orchestral repertoire and oratorios on international stages. Recent engagements include her debut with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in a premiere of a commissioned composition by Bram Kortekaas, the role of Donna Anna in Mozart's Don Giovanni with the Orchestra of the 18th Century, and orchestral song cycles by Dutilleux, Saariaho, and Berlioz with various ensembles including the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Tapiola Sinfonietta. She first performed with Dutch National Opera in Claude Vivier's Kopernikus and has since performed the opera in North and South America. Dain's recent album Regards sur l'Infini with pianist Sam Armstrong, featuring Messiaen's Poèmes pour Mi and songs by Debussy, Delbos, Dutilleux and Saariaho, won the Edison Classical Award 2021 for Best Debut.