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.