Mezzo Soprano


Carolyn is awarded second place in the Bampton Opera Young Singers' Competition 
Carolyn reaches semi-finals of the 
Grange International Singing Competition 
Carolyn is awarded the Dermot Troy Prize for the best Irish singer in the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition 

"Forming the backbone of the work... Carolyn Holt’s strong spiritual mezzo as Sister Helen provided impressive focus and beautifully bookend the opera with the unaccompanied hymn “He will gather us around”. - Bachtrack

"Particularly outstanding are Carolyn Holt as the crusading Sister Helen, her rich-seamed timbre captivating at every emotional level." - The Scotsman


"Carolyn Holt as the voice of Antonia's mother stood out with her rich and seductive mezzo-soprano" - Bachtrack

"Carolyn Holt’s Dido was particularly affecting, her smooth mezzo betraying little of her final intent" - Bachtrack

"Carolyn Holt's powerful and earthy mezzo performance as Florence assumes the recklessness of the condemned."


"Bouquets to Carolyn Holt (Mrs Jones) for her Brooklyn accent and formidable presence" - Opera Magazine

"Other cameos come and go all too quickly, notably ..the beautiful Voice of Carolyn Holt" - Golden Plec

"A resonant mezzo-soprano voice that would sound great in any opera house." - Bill Witts

"Mezzo Carolyn Holt has a wonderfully dark, rich tone " -

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