Mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway recently had her Carnegie debut in the roles of Dominant and Musicologist in Steven Stucky and Jeremy Denk’s The Classical Style with Robert Spano conducting. She recently performed with the contemporary ensemble Alarm Will Sound in the world première of The Hungry by Donnacha Dennehy. Upcoming engagements include a performance of music by Stefan Wolpe at the Dimenna Center; music of John Zorn at The Cloisters, and Helmut Lachenmann at Miller Theater. Rachel has performed with leading contemporary music ensembles including Ensemble Signal, Talea, Continuum, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Berkeley Symphony, Ojai Festival, BAM, and Lincoln Center Festival. She has performed with Lorin Maazel at the Castleton Festival in Virginia, Tulsa Opera, Central City Opera, Gotham Chamber Opera and the Glimmerglass Festival. She has appeared at The Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, Steinway Hall, Princeton University, Cornell University, and Bowdoin College. Rachel is a founding member of Shir Ami, an ensemble dedicated to the preservation and performance of Jewish music suppressed by the Nazis and Soviet regimes.
Rachel is a United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts and has received awards from the Metropolitan Opera National Council; winner of the Arts Recognition and Talent Search. A native of Philadelphia, Rachel holds degrees from the Juilliard School BM and Manhattan School of Music MM.