A versatile performer, soprano, Rachel Elezi made her professional debut at the Cleveland Playhouse, singing and playing the violin in Shakespeare’s As You Like It. 

 

Slated to make her role debut in 2020 as Clorinda in Rossini's La Cenerentola with Geneva Light Opera, the production was cancelled due to Covid-19. Throughout the Covid lockdown, Rachel has sung in and curated several virtual concerts alongside mezzo-soprano, Phoebe Haines, partnering with and raising money for charities such as Ovarian Cancer Research Association and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. 

Select highlights of the 2019-2020 season included Ms. Elezi's return to Lincoln Center as a concert soloist honoring female composers. She also returned to Germany to sing in the Festpiele Mecklenberg-Vorpommern and the chamber music series, Musik und Miteinander. 

The 2018-2019 season marked various exciting debuts for Ms. Elezi. She was delighted have made her Lincoln Center debut at The Bruno Walter Auditorium, featured as part of the Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration, Lenny @ 100, in conjunction with an exhibition collection curated by the LA Grammy Museum. Ms. Elezi also made concert debuts across Europe.  In the spring of 2018 she was heard at the Sugrįžimai' International Music Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania, followed by a series of concerts throughout some of the country's most well known museums and castles. In the summer, she made her German debut in Hamburg, where she was a featured soloist at the Bergedorfer Sommerfestival/Musiktage.

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© 2018 Rachel Elezi

Headshot photos courtesy of Rebecca Fay Photography