Rachel Nicholls -  Soprano


“The most impressive British Brünnhilde for years.”

Martin Kettle, The Guardian, July 2013


Soprano Rachel Nicholls began her career as an acclaimed singer of Baroque Music. Now she is widely recognised as one of the most exciting dramatic sopranos of her generation.

She made her début at The Royal Opera, Covent Garden in 2001, after training at the Royal College of Music. She made her international concert début in Halle in 2000 and since then her career on the operatic stage, in concert and as an international recording artist has taken her all over the world, from her native UK , throughout Europe all the way to the USA and the Far East.

Conductors with whom she has worked in opera and concert include Thomas Dausgaard, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Colin Davis, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Valery Gergiev, Martin Gester, Richard Hickox, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Anthony Negus, Sir Roger Norrington, Antonio Pappano, Sir Simon Rattle, Steven Sloane and Masaaki Suzuki.

For a full biography, see biography page.

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