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Rachel to sing Sesto in Giulio Cesare in London's Handel Festival

Rachel will appear under the direction of Christian Curnyn and The Early Opera Company in St John's Smith Square London on Wednesday the 11th April in the London Handel Festival. Rachel will be singing Sesto in Handel's Giulio Cesare with a star-stunned line up of performers including:

Anna Devin - CLEOPATRA
Rachel Kelly - SESTO
Hillary Summers - CORNELIA
Rupert Enticknap - TOLOMEO
Callum Thorpe - ACHILLA
James Hall - NIRENO

Rachel made her debut as Sesto last August in the Kilkenny festival with Christian Curnyn to great acclaim: 

“the mezzo Rachel Kelly was a marvellously vengeful Sesto (Giulio Cesare).”
Opera Magazine, November 2017

For more information on tickets and timings click here. 

Photo: Rachael Hegarty

Photo: Rachael Hegarty

Rachel to appear on BBC InTune, April 4th

Rachel will appear on BBC's InTune with Sean Rafferty on April 4th to promote her appearance at the London Handel Festival. Rachel will be singing Sesto in Handel's Giulio Cesare under the baton of Christian Curnyn whom Rachel made her role debut with last year singing Idamante in Idomeneo. The program will be available for 30 days after airing and is available through this link.  For more information about Giulio Cesare in the Handel Festival click here. 

Rachel will also be speaking about exciting upcoming projects including her role debut of Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas at London's Wigmore Hall on April 7th with La Nuova Musica. Details for this concert can be found here. 


Rachel to sing Sesto in the Opening Night Gala of the Kilkenny Arts Festival

After another successful Idamante with the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Rachel will make her role debut as Sesto in Handel's Giulio Cesare (Julius Caeser) on Friday 11th August in the opening night gala of the Kilkenny Arts Festival.  Rachel will sing under the baton of Christian Curnyn and his award-winning Early Opera Company alongside Iestyn Davies (Caeser), Anna Devin (Cleopatra), Hillary Summers (Cornelia), Rupert Enticknap (Tolomeo), Callum Thorpe (Achilla), and James Hall (Nireno). More information on this performance and tickets here.

Next week Rachel will make her Glyndebourne Festival debut in another trouser role - that of Annio in La Clemenza di Tito. More information on this can be found on Glyndebourne's website.