Concert IV, 2016-2017 season
Rachele Schmiege has been praised for her “incredibly crystalline voice” and “absolutely thrilling” portrayals. This season, she appears as Anne Truelove in The Rake’s Progress with Pacific Opera Project. On the concert stage, Ms. Schmiege will be singing soprano solos in Mendelssohn’s Elijah (Pioneer Valley Symphony and Chorus), Mahler’s Fourth Symphony and Chants d'Auvergne (Midcoast Symphony Orchestra), and Mozart’s Requiem and selections from The Magic Flute (Falmouth Chorale).
Recent appearances include Lucette, Cendrillon (Resonance Works); Soprano II, Hydrogen Jukebox (Nashville Opera); Elle, La Voix Humaine, and Amy, Little Women (Opera on the James); Violetta, La Traviata (Hubbard Hall Opera Theater); Gilda, Rigoletto (Cape Cod Opera Outreach); Valencienne, The Merry Widow (Opera Providence); and Dortchen Wilde, The Brother’s Grimm (Nashville Opera, US premiere).
Recent concert appearances include soprano soloist, Requiem, Verdi (Cape Cod Symphony, Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, and Pioneer Valley Symphony); Ein Deutsches Requiem, Brahms (Chatham Chorale); Mass in C minor, Mozart (Newburyport Choral Society); Magnificat, Bach (Akron Symphony Chorus); and Requiem and Exultate Jubilate, Mozart (Chatham Chorale).
Recently, Ms. Schmiege placed second in the 2016 Classical Singer National Vocal Competition, Young Artist/Emerging Professional Division.