Rachel Milligan, mezzo soprano
Memorial Chapel —
Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia
Mezzo-soprano, Rachel Milligan, presents this recital of works for the voice by Hahn, Schumann, Poulenc, Rachmaninoff, Britten and Mascagni. Milligan is in her second year as adjunct faculty in the Emory & Henry music department and is a graduate with bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the prestigious University of Indiana’s Jacobs School of Music. In 2013, Milligan sang the title role in Bizet’s opera, Carmen, with the Undercroft Opera. Previously she has sung the role of Nancy in Albert Herrin, Siébel in Faust, and Young Sue in Indiana University Opera Theatre’s workshop of The Alamo. She was also a member of the 2013 Indianapolis Opera Ensemble’s young artist program, where she performed the role of Hänsel in Humperdink’s Hänsel and Gretl. She was a member of the 2011 Central City Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Young Artists. In 2010 she was a studio artist with Wolf Trap Opera, where she performed the role of Moth in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.