Schedule

Lunchtime Recital with Rachel Fright
Haddon Hall, Bakewell
11th September 2022


Pirates of Penzance (Chorus)
Iolanthe (Chorus)
Utopia Ltd (Chorus)
National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
August - September 2022

Elgar's Spirit of England
Daventry Choral Society
2nd July 2022

Haydn Nelson Mass
Warrington Music Society

18th June 2022

La Boheme (Chorus)

The Golden Cockerel (Chorus)
How To Find Your Name (Soprano Roles)
English Touring Opera
February - June 2022




 

"... a performer of highest integrity and generosity"

"... a most beautiful and attractive lyric soprano voice"

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Scottish Soprano Rachel Speirs studied at the Royal Northern College of Music where she won the Betty Bannerman Award for French Song, the Kennedy Strauss Award adjudicated by Simon Keenlyside, and was a finalist in the Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Prize.

Recent engagements include La Boheme and The Golden Cockerel with English Touring Opera Chorus, and the soprano roles of Squawky, Otie, Streetcleaner, and Alien in ETO's opera for SEND audiences, How to find your name.  Other performances and projects during 2021-2022 include Mrs Nordstrom in
A Little Night Music for Buxton International Festival, the role of Lotty for a recording of G.A. MacFarren's The Soldier's Legacy with Retrospect Opera, Mahler's 2nd Symphony with Opera North, recordings of songs by William Alwyn and John Manduell for Divine Arts Records with the Victoria String Quartet and Peter Lawson, and projects with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, SoundUp Arts CIC, Healthy Arts CIC, Random Opera, and Clonter Opera. In January 2021 Rachel became Co-Director of SoundUp Arts, a CIC creating resources, workshops, and concerts for people living with dementia and carers.

English Touring Opera - How to find your name - Jan Capinski (Photographer)