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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 debut with Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

After her success with Idamante in Damiano Michieletto's Idomeneo in the 80th opening of the Maggio Musicale with Opera di Firenze, Rachel is back in the UK and will debut with the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday 10th May in the Symphony Hall. Rachel will be singing the Vaughan Williams' setting of the Five Tudor Portraits - a group of songs for chorus, baritone and mezzo that illuminate and convey the antics and eccentricities of Elizabethan England. This daring program will be performed under the baton of John Wilson along with Williams' other work; Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and Arnold Bax's November Woods. The concert will be broadcast live on BBC 3 at 7.30pm before which Rachel will be giving an interview. More information is available here