Rachael Wilson & Huw Montague Rendall perform with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Wilson and Huw Montague Rendall join the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra on 20 October 2017 for a concert commemmorating Leonard Bernstein at 100. Rüütel and Montague Rendall perform Duruflé Requiem and Elgar Sea Pictures.
Montague Rendall, a current member of the International Opera Studio at Opernhaus Zürich, made his debut at the Salzburg Festspiele last summer in the role of Second Apprentice Wozzeck. This season he makes his role and house debut as Harlequin Ariadne auf Naxos at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence alongside Lise Davidsen and Eric Cutler. In Zürich his roles include Nardo La finta giardiniera, Papageno (cover) Die Zauberflöte, Nazarener Salome and Yamadori in a new production of Madama Butterfly.
Wilson is a current member of the Bayerische Staatsoper Ensemble. Her recent highlights include Die Zauberflöte in Tokyo with the Bayerische Staatsoper, her debuts as Dorabella in Così fan tutte and Fatima Oberon with Bayerische Staatsoper and John Adams Nixon in China with the composer and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Forthcoming highlights at Bayerische Staatsoper include Mulattin Andrea Chenier, Wellgunde & Schwertleite Der Ring des Nibelungen, Mercédès Carmen, Tisbe La Cenerentola, Dryade Ariadne auf Naxos, Pantalis Mefistofele, Alisa Lucia di Lammermoor and Stimme aus der Höhe & Blumenmädchen Parsifal.
Rachael Wilson makes role debut as Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte at Bayerische Staatsoper
Rachael Wilson makes her role debut as Dorabella in Mozart Così fan tutte at Bayerische Staatsoper this month from 12 April 2017. Wilson performs in Dieter Dorn's production alongside Christopher Maltman, Tara Erraught, Golda Schultz, Michael Nagy and Mauro Peter. The Bayerisches Staatsorchester and Chorus of the Bayerische Staatsoper are conducted by Ivor Bolton.
Wilson is currently a member of the Bayerische Staatsoper ensemble and her roles in the 16/17 season include Flora La Traviata, Pantalis Mefistofele, Mercédès Carmen, Fjodor Boris Godunov, and Tsibe La Cenerentola. She also makes a major role debut later this season as Fatima in a new production of Oberon at the Munich Opera Festival.
Performances of Così fan tutte with Wilson run until 18 April.
Joélle Harvey and Rachael Wilson join the LA Philharmonic & John Adams for Nixon in China
Joélle Harvey and Rachael Wilson join the LA Philharmonic Orchestra at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on 3 and 5 March to perform John Adams Nixon in China. Harvey takes the role of Pat Nixon while Wilson sings Third Secretary in a semi-staged production directed by Elkhanah Pulitzer. John Adams himself conducts.
Harvey’s other concert appearances this season include Dalinda in Handel Ariodante with the English Concert on tour, Bach Mass in B Minor with the Cincinnati May Festival and Pergolesi Stabat Mater with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. This summer she returns to Glyndebourne Festival Opera as Servilia in La Clemenza di Tito.
Wilson is currently a member of the Bayerische Staatsoper ensemble and this season makes two major role debuts in Munich: Dorabella Cosi fan tutte and Fatima in a new production of Oberon at the Munich Opera Festival. Further future roles in Munich include Flora La Traviata, Pantalis Mefistofele, and Tsibe La Cenerentola.
Rachael Wilson performs Deianira in Mirandolina at the Bayerische Staatsoper
Rachael Wilson performs the role of Deianira in a new production of Bohuslav Martinu’s comic opera Mirandolina at the Bayerische Staatsoper, opening on 30 April. Conducted by Alexander Prior and directed by Christian Stückl, the production features selected members of the Bayerische Staatsoper Opernstudio.
Earlier in the season, Wilson performed the roles of Annina La traviata and Kate Pinkerton Madame Butterfly, and appeared in Der Rosenkavalier, Hansel und Gretel, Salome and Parsifal. She finishes the 2013/14 season with performances of Le nozze di Figaro.
A promising young mezzo-soprano and recent Intermusica signing, Rachael Wilson was described by WQXR New York as “nothing short of breathtaking” and is a Las Vegas-born Juilliard graduate. Click here to hear her sing ‘Alza! Quand la femme a vingt ans’ from Massenet’s Don Quichotte.