Katie de la Matter

Katie De La Matter (@katiedlm / @harpsikat) is the Artistic Director of Ensemble Tempus Fugit and an active harpsichordist and repetiteur. She has worked for numerous ensembles, festivals and conservatoires including the Early Opera Company, Birmingham’s Barber Opera, the Brighton Early Music Festival, Iford Arts, Dartington Arts, the London Handel Festival and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. She has appeared on BBC Radio 3, Discovery World and BBC Four, and has coached singers appearing with the Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Les Arts Florissants and Le Concert d’Astree. Katie has also led dramatic works from the harpsichord, including Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Charpentier’s Les plaisirs de Versailles, Handel’s Acis and Galatea, and Hasse’s Siroe and Marc Antonio e Cleopatra, and assisted Jessica Cottis on Gerald Barry’s The Intelligence Park at the Royal Opera House, and regularly assists Christian Curnyn on Baroque opera projects. She was awarded a PhD by City University for her work in 18th-century Italian opera, and recently took part in the RPS conducting scheme at the Royal Opera House.

Katie De La Matter