Chicago-based soprano Rachel Sparrow is a "personality onstage that is hard to resist", deemed a "true singing actress" and praised for "terrifically accurate, effortless sounding fioratura". Rachel is equally comfortable singing Broadway styles as well as her coloratura operatic repertoire. When participating in competitions that offer an "Audience Favorite" award, she consistently wins that honor (seven so far). Rachel debuted at Carnegie Hall Debut in 2014, after winning 1st place in the Alexander & Buono where her talents were first noticed by The Sorel Organization...(continue)
"Rachel Sparrow's Lucia performance was beautiful: vocally, musically.
And being a very demanding stage director, I was amazed by her acting and expressiveness. I've rarely heard a Lucia who incarnated
with so much personality and emotion this very dramatic character."
- Francois Loup, Metropolitan Opera Veteran & Stage Director
"You're a singing actress alright. Your acting, combined with the brilliance of your voice sets you apart." - Judge comments, Harold Haugh Light Opera Competition (Audience Favorite)
"The Queen of the Night role is perhaps best known for the second of her two trapeze-act arias in “Flute,” which showcase the brave soprano’s extremely high coloratura range.
November & December 2020: Scott's Surgery (Virtual) Benefit Concert
Details to donate: here
Rachel is currently producing an ongoing Virtual Benefit Concert
(as a Youtube playlist) for her son Scott's surgery.
New videos uploaded every couple of days. Thank you for your incredible generosity!
View the playlist of videos below:
Stare At the Sun Spring Concert: April 17 & 18, 2020 -Concert suspended
Rachel's arrangements of solo hymns & spirituals are being transcribed, and recorded.
Stay tuned for the release of these arrangements in her debut album, and also in sheet music form!
Melodious Mama's sing for
Rachel sings Schwantner's "Sparrows" with contemporary ensemble at Northwestern University
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