Rachel is returning to Classical Opera following her hugely successful debut in the Title role of Il Vologeso in Cadogan Hall.
"Kelly’s vocal agility and bright, well-centred tone enabled her to create a thrilling portrayal.” Opera Magazine, July 2016
"Rachel Kelly, a total natural with a vibrant mezzo voice seemingly flawless throughout the range...Kelly made her urgency felt, persuading us with natural body language as well as focused urgency that the recitative are as crucial a part of the drama as the arias and finales."
Arts Desk, May 2016
Rachel will perform the role of Apollonia in La Canterina by Haydn along with arias from Semiramide by Myslivecek as part of Classical Opera's ground-breaking Mozart 250 series. The first performance will take place in the prestigious Eisenstadt Haydn Festival in the Esterházy Palace on the 8th September. The second will be performed In Wigmore Hall on the 19th September.