Photo: Michael Thronger

Rachel Duckett

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, French

Experience

Opera

Nanetta
Falstaff (Verdi)
Opéra de Nice
2023
Olympia
Tales of Haffmann (Offenbach)
Voix des Outre-mer
2023
Le Feu
Babel (Sergio Monterisi and Magali Thomas)
Opera de Nice
2022
Fiordigligi
Cosi Fan Tutte (Mozart)
Clonter Opera
2022
Cunegonde
Candide (Bernstein)
Opéra de Nice´
2022
La Fée
Cendrillon (Pauline Viardot)
C.A.L.M, Pierre Cochereau du Conservatoire de Nice
2020
Beketaten
Akhnaten (Glass)
Opéra de Nice
2020
Violetta (Italian)
La Traviata (Verdi)
Teatro Garbaldi, Modica, Italy
2019
Adele
Die Fledermaus (Strauss II, J)
Wilton's Music Hall
2018
Elisetta
The Secret Marriage (Cimarosa)
Hampstead Garden Opera
2018
Queen of the Night
Die Zauberflöte¨ (Mozart)
Theatre Bouffon, Paris
2018
Flora
La Traviata (Verdi)
Hampstead Garden Opera
2018
La Fee
Cendrillion (Massenet)
Morley Opera School, Emma Cons Hall
2016
Sophie
Werther (Massenet)
Morley Opera School, Emma Cons Hall
2016
Anna
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai)
Morley Opera School, Bridewell Theatre
2016
Gretel​
Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck)
Morley Opera School, Bridewell Theatre
2016
Zerbinetta
Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss, R)
Morley Opera School, Bridewell Theatre
2016
Despina
Cosi fan tutte (Monteverdi, Mozart)
Morley Opera School
2015
Amore (cover)
Orpheus ed Euridice (Gluck)
About Turn Theatre Company, Edinburgh Fringe
2015
Mustardseed
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Britten)
Opera in the City, St. Katherine Cree Church
2015
Célimène
The Misanthrope (Rachel Duckett)
St. Margaret's Lee Church, Blackheath
2014

Operetta/G&S

Mabel
Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert & Sullivan)
The Merry Opera Company, Greenwich Cutty Sark
2019

Early Music

Clorinda
Il Combattimento di Tancredi (Monteverdi)
Ad Parnassum
2022
Cupid
Venus and Adonis (Blow)
Ad Parnassum
2021
Poppea
Il Matrimonio di Poppea (Monteverdi)
Morley Opera School
2015

Oratorio/Concerts

Fiordiligi, Gilda, Adele, Köningin, Mabel
Merry Opera Company Gala (Various)
Merry Opera Company, St. Martin-in-the-Fields
2018
Soprano Soloist
9 English Songs; Melodies; Duets, (selections) (Hindemith; Faure; Schumann; Brahms; Tchaikovsy)
St. Bolophs-without-Bishopsgate
2016
Soprano soloist
Enuma Elis, Babylonian Song Cycle (Will Frampton)
St Margarets Church, Lee
2016
Soprano (soloist)
Die Elenden Sollen Essen, Acis & Galatea (Bach, Handel)
Wild Street Ensemble, St John’s Gate, Clerkenwell
2015
Soprano (soloist)
Requiem, Gloria (Faure, Vivaldi)
St. Margaret's Church Lee
2015
Soprano (soloist)
Folk Songs (Berio)
Wild Street Ensemble, St James Church, Clerkenwell
2015

Session Work

Soprano
In the Sea's Giving (Pascal Zavaro)
Independant
2015
Soprano (Soloist)
The London, for Soprano and String Quartet (Will Frampton)
Ideas tap Gallery, Leigh-on-Sea
2014

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert COVID-cancelled

Awards

Scholarship to study Acting at New York Conservatoire Dramatic Arts, New York (summer school) (2009)

Competitions

"1st Prize" in the Amis des Voix des Outre-Mer Christian Eda-Pierre (Concours Voix des Outre-Mer) (2022)

"1st Prize" of the Grand Prix de la Voix 3rd edition (Centre d'Art Lyrique de la Méditerranée) (2022)

"Audience Prize" of the Grand Prix de la Voix 3rd edition (Centre d'Art Lyrique de la Méditerranée) (2022)

"Lauréate" du 14ème Concours International de la Mélodie de Gordes (2022)

"Prix de Porte Dorée" of Les Grandes Voix Lyriques d'Afrique, 1st edition (Africa Lyric's Opera) (2022)

Education

B Mus Music
Goldsmiths, University of London
2011–2014