Soprano Rachel Mikol is a passionate performer on a wide variety of musical stages.
This season, she returns to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra as the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Coronation Mass. Rachel will also return to St. Petersburg Opera this spring
to cover the role of Marzelline in Beethoven's Fidelio.
Rachel joined the New York Philharmonic Chorus for the opening night galas
in the brand new David Geffen Hall. She also sang background
vocals for country artists Ashley McBryde and John Osborne on
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Rachel is a member of the all-professional Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church Chamber Choir and this past fall was the featured soloist in Aaron Copland’s In the Beginning.
She also enjoys singing regularly with the Bard Festival Chorale for both its
operatic and choral performances.
Rachel continues to engage with various new music projects,
most recently with Aural Compass Projects for its fall concert, and with
American Lyric Opera as Lynn in its production of The Halloween Tree. She was a
frequent soloist and member of NOTUS: IU Contemporary Vocal Ensemble
and performed as Mary Bailey in the collegiate premiere of
Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s It’s a Wonderful Life.
Additional operatic credits include Gilda (cover) in Rigoletto with St. Petersburg Opera, Marie (cover) in La fille du régiment with Opera Saratoga,
Frasquita in Carmen with Opéra Louisiane, and Anne Egerman in
A Little Night Music with Opera Ithaca.