Kathleen joined the opera faculty at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in September 2018, and continues as a guest faculty member at Washington National Opera. Recent residencies include the Houston Grand Opera studio, the University of Toronto, and the Potomac Vocal Institute. At the Vienna State Opera from 2010–2013, Kathleen … Continue Reading →


Kathleen returns to Opera Columbus for Gianni Schicchi and The Barber of Seville in the 2019-20 season, and for Pagliacci with El Paso Opera. Recent highlights include the Schwabacher Scenes Concert for the Merola Program, Carmen at Opera Columbus, Le nozze di Figaro at Wolf Trap, the Viennese rarity Arizona Lady at Arizona Opera, and Ariadne on Naxos at the Glimmerglass Festival. She led the 2014 … Continue Reading →


Kathleen Kelly “played divinely, as if she were hearing the music in orchestral colors, and acquitted herself in each musical style with convincing authority” – Opera News.  Kathleen has appeared nationally and internationally as a recital accompanist, notably at Vienna’s Musikverein, New York City’s Weill Hall, and the Kennedy Center. Her partners … Continue Reading →