New York based opera singer Rachel Duval has been performing professionally since the age of 11 and has appeared in opera, television, stage, concert, and off-Broadway.
Ms. Duval has performed with many companies, including The Metropolitan Opera Guild, The Glimmerglass Festival, Opera on Tap NY, Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance, The Westchester Baroque Festival, Cantanti Project NYC, The Colorado Music Festival, The Seattle Symphony, Opera Steamboat, City Lyric Opera, The Barcelona Opera Studio, among others. She has performed at a wide range of venues internationally including, The Apollo Theatre, The High Line, on Spanish National Television (La1), CBGB, WQXR’s The Green Space, Opera America, Monestir Pedralbes – Barcelona, Schauspielhaus Bochum, Freddy’s Bar Brooklyn, PS 129, and The English Theatre Frankfurt.
Rachel was a finalist in the Concurso Les Corts in Barcelona in 2013 and 2015. She also won an Honorable Mention in the Metropolitan International Vocal Competition in New York, May of 2018. She has studied with Montserrat Caballé, Roberto Accurso, Jaume (Giacomo) Aragall, American soprano Pamela Armstrong, and legendary pedagogue Braeden Harris.
Currently Rachel also works as a producer and curator for Opera on Tap, and has a thriving business as a public speaking coach where she consults with industry leaders, C-suite executives, and innovators. She holds a Bachelors of Music from the University of Washington, and a Diploma in Coaching from NYU.
Rebecca, When Falling…Dive, Von der Nahmer/Newirth, Opera Abecedarian, 2020
Eda, Stomping Grounds, Simonson/Hernandez, The Glimmerglass Festival, 2017
Paula, Río de Mujeres, Armienta, Ópera Cultura, 2016
Hansel, Hansel and Gretel, Humperdinck, City Lyric Opera, 2020
Sarah, The Parksville Murders, Sankaram, Opera on Tap, 2018
Teseo, Teseo, Cantanti Project NYC, 2019
Damon, Acis and Galatea, Handel, Westchester Baroque Festival, 2018
Angelica, Orlando, Händel, Cantanti Project NYC, 2017
Rosalba, Florencia en el Amazonas, Catán, Opera Steamboat, 2016
Euridice, Orfeo ed Euridice, Gluck, Barcelona Opera Studio, 2015
La Contessa, Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart, Barcelona Opera Studio, 2014
Queen Vashti, Queen Esther’s Dilemma, Samuel J. Bernstein, Center for Jewish History, 2018
Mezzo soloist, Handel’s Messiah, Westchester International Baroque Festival, 2018, 2019
Mezzo soloist, Bach Magnificat, L’Harmonie des Saisons, Montreal, 2020
Contestant, Insuperables (“Unbeatables”), Televisión Española TVE – LA 1, 2015
Featured Performer and Opening Act, The German National Poetry Slam, 2011
Opera on Tap, Creative Producer, Assistant Development Director, 2018-2020
Cantanti Project, Spanish language specialist, 2018
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