Rachel Goode | Soprano

Soprano

Rachel Goode

Opera Fireworks, 20 Shots of Opera

Biography

Galway soprano Rachel Goode graduated with an honours Bachelor of Music degree from the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin and with distinction from the Masters in Opera Performance course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. In May 2019 she won the Douglas Rees Milford Haven Young Opera Singer of the Year title, and in June 2019 she was awarded the Ian Stoutzker Prize for most outstanding musician at RWCMD. In the past few years she made her professional debut with Irish National Opera (High Priestess in Verdi’s Aida), Opera Collective Ireland (Fortune/Juno in Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin under Christian Curnyn), Wexford Festival Opera (Maguelonne in the ShortWorks production of Pauline Viardot’s Cendrillon). She also sang Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi with the Welsh National Opera Orchestra under Carlo Rizzi at the RWCMD Winter Opera Gala.