Young Alyce in "Glory Denied"
Nov
30
8:00 PM20:00

Young Alyce in "Glory Denied"

Rachel will make her German operatic debut giving the European Premier of Tom Cipullo’s Glory Denied with Amici Arts in Berlin, Germany. Glory Denied follows the harrowing story of Jim and Alyce Thompson as they deal with the fallout from his capture and imprisonment during the Vietnam war. Rachel will portray Young Alyce, the figure that Jim remembers from their first years together. Glory Denied is quickly establishing itself as one of the most important contemporary American operas, and Amici Arts is thrilled to be able to bring it to a European audience.

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Young Alyce in "Glory Denied"
Dec
2
4:00 PM16:00

Young Alyce in "Glory Denied"

Rachel will make her German operatic debut giving the European Premier of Tom Cipullo’s Glory Denied with Amici Arts in Berlin, Germany. Glory Denied follows the harrowing story of Jim and Alyce Thompson as they deal with the fallout from his capture and imprisonment during the Vietnam war. Rachel will portray Young Alyce, the figure that Jim remembers from their first years together. Glory Denied is quickly establishing itself as one of the most important contemporary American operas, and Amici Arts is thrilled to be able to bring it to a European audience.

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Baoding, China: American Roots Recital
Oct
14
7:30 PM19:30

Baoding, China: American Roots Recital

Rachel is joined by baritone Matthew Patrick Morris and pianist Ryan McCullough to perform an American-themed recital featuring solo and duet music that explores the roots and diversity of American music. They will present music from famed American-born composers Ives, Foster, Hopkinson, Burleigh, Beach, Gershwin, and Rodgers, as well as immigrant composers Rachmaninoff, Chen Yi, Korngold, Weil,l and Eisler. They will also feature duets by Rossini and Mozart, both of whom provided a springboard for the thriving American Opera repertoire that exists today. 

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Jining, China: American Roots Recital
Oct
13
7:30 PM19:30

Jining, China: American Roots Recital

Rachel is joined by baritone Matthew Patrick Morris and pianist Ryan McCullough to perform an American-themed recital featuring solo and duet music that explores the roots and diversity of American music. They will present music from famed American-born composers Ives, Foster, Hopkinson, Burleigh, Beach, Gershwin, and Rodgers, as well as immigrant composers Rachmaninoff, Chen Yi, Korngold, Weil,l and Eisler. They will also feature duets by Rossini and Mozart, both of whom provided a springboard for the thriving American Opera repertoire that exists today. 

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Xuzhou, China: American Roots Recital
Oct
12
7:30 PM19:30

Xuzhou, China: American Roots Recital

Rachel is joined by baritone Matthew Patrick Morris and pianist Ryan McCullough to perform an American-themed recital featuring solo and duet music that explores the roots and diversity of American music. They will present music from famed American-born composers Ives, Foster, Hopkinson, Burleigh, Beach, Gershwin, and Rodgers, as well as immigrant composers Rachmaninoff, Chen Yi, Korngold, Weil,l and Eisler. They will also feature duets by Rossini and Mozart, both of whom provided a springboard for the thriving American Opera repertoire that exists today. 

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Nanchang, China: American Roots Recital
Oct
8
7:30 PM19:30

Nanchang, China: American Roots Recital

Rachel is joined by baritone Matthew Patrick Morris and pianist Ryan McCullough to perform an American-themed recital featuring solo and duet music that explores the roots and diversity of American music. They will present music from famed American-born composers Ives, Foster, Hopkinson, Burleigh, Beach, Gershwin, and Rodgers, as well as immigrant composers Rachmaninoff, Chen Yi, Korngold, Weil,l and Eisler. They will also feature duets by Rossini and Mozart, both of whom provided a springboard for the thriving American Opera repertoire that exists today. 

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Harbin, China: American Roots Recital
Oct
7
7:30 PM19:30

Harbin, China: American Roots Recital

Rachel is joined by baritone Matthew Patrick Morris and pianist Ryan McCullough to perform an American-themed recital featuring solo and duet music that explores the roots and diversity of American music. They will present music from famed American-born composers Ives, Foster, Hopkinson, Burleigh, Beach, Gershwin, and Rodgers, as well as immigrant composers Rachmaninoff, Chen Yi, Korngold, Weil,l and Eisler. They will also feature duets by Rossini and Mozart, both of whom provided a springboard for the thriving American Opera repertoire that exists today. 

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Shenyang, China: American Roots Recital
Oct
6
7:30 PM19:30

Shenyang, China: American Roots Recital

Rachel is joined by baritone Matthew Patrick Morris and pianist Ryan McCullough to perform an American-themed recital featuring solo and duet music that explores the roots and diversity of American music. They will present music from famed American-born composers Ives, Foster, Hopkinson, Burleigh, Beach, Gershwin, and Rodgers, as well as immigrant composers Rachmaninoff, Chen Yi, Korngold, Weil,l and Eisler. They will also feature duets by Rossini and Mozart, both of whom provided a springboard for the thriving American Opera repertoire that exists today. 

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Heyuan, China: American Roots Recital
Oct
5
7:30 PM19:30

Heyuan, China: American Roots Recital

Rachel is joined by baritone Matthew Patrick Morris and pianist Ryan McCullough to perform an American-themed recital featuring solo and duet music that explores the roots and diversity of American music. They will present music from famed American-born composers Ives, Foster, Hopkinson, Burleigh, Beach, Gershwin, and Rodgers, as well as immigrant composers Rachmaninoff, Chen Yi, Korngold, Weil,l and Eisler. They will also feature duets by Rossini and Mozart, both of whom provided a springboard for the thriving American Opera repertoire that exists today. 

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An evening of Bernstein
Oct
2
7:30 PM19:30

An evening of Bernstein

  • Ithaca College Whalen School of Music (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Rachel joins her new colleagues at Ithaca College to honor Leonard Bernstein's Centenary with an evening of his vocal music. Come hear the classics like "Maria" from West Side Story, and some lesser-known pieces like his "Two Love Songs." 

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After Dinner Mint Showcase
Sep
17
7:00 PM19:00

After Dinner Mint Showcase

  • Ithaca College Whalen School of Music (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Rachel appears in concert for the first time at Ithaca College as part of the After Dinner Mint Faculty Showcase. She'll be performing excerpts from Pauline Viardot's arrangements of Chopin Mazurkas along side colleagues Mary Holzhauer and Alison Wahl. 

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NATS National Conference Recital, Las Vegas
Jun
22
to Jun 23

NATS National Conference Recital, Las Vegas

Rachel will be joined by pianist Hsin-Chiao Liao to perform at the 55th National Association of Teachers of Singing National Conference in Las Vegas. Rachel will be performing as part of her 2016 NATS Artist Award win and will be joined for a brief set by NATS Musical Theater Competition winner, Missy Wise. Stay tuned for info about the program!

NATS

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Artists for Social Justice "Arts in Conversation: LGBTQ+"
Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

Artists for Social Justice "Arts in Conversation: LGBTQ+"

Artists for Social Justice, founded and directed by Rachel, puts on a third "Arts in Conversation" event, this time focused on LGBTQ+ issues. Rachel will be joined by local artists of many different disciplines including video, spoken word, dance and music. Join us to consider the innumerable ways that the LGBTQ+ community contributes to the arts. 

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Recital: Changsha Concert Hall, China
Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

Recital: Changsha Concert Hall, China

Rachel joins pianists Jonathan Korth and Bichuan Li in presenting an evening of traditional and contemporary art song and solo piano repertoire. Rachel and Jonathan will perform some favorite Rachmaninoff hits, some British gems by Quilter, Gurney and Finzi and a set of Scandinavian songs by Grieg, Rangström and Sibelius. Also on the program will be some unusual contemporary piano music by Moritz Eggert, Arvo Pärt, Annie Gosfield and Thomas Osborne, as well as Schubert's Impromptu No. 3. 

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Crumb: Apparition
Mar
21
7:30 PM19:30

Crumb: Apparition

Rachel makes a guest appearance on a recital of contemporary piano music by Jonathan Korth. Many of the pieces will involve the extended use of the piano - playing inside on the strings, outside on the body and frame, and with various 'props.' The recital will feature music by Takuma Itoh, Thomas Osborne, Donald Womack and Moritz Eggert, and Rachel will join Jonathan to perform George Crumb's Apparition

University of Hawai'i at Manoa Music Department Events

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Solo Recital - Hawai'i Concert Society
Mar
12
7:30 PM19:30

Solo Recital - Hawai'i Concert Society

  • University of Hawaii at Hilo Concert Hall Hilo, HI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Rachel and long-time collaborator, pianist Jonathan Korth return to the Big Island of Hawai'i to perform a solo recital on the Hawai'i Concert Society series in Hilo. They will be joined by clarinetist Jim Moffit and will perform works such as Schubert's "The Shepherd on the Rock."

Hawai'i Concert Society

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Solo Recital: University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Feb
26
7:30 PM19:30

Solo Recital: University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Hawai'i favorites, soprano Rachel Schutz and pianist Jonathan Korth, joined by clarinetist-extraordinaire Jim Moffit, present an evening of traditional and unusual art song and chamber music from around the world. They begin with Schubert's iconic "The Shepherd on the Rock," a piece that essentially started the genre of chamber music with voice. They'll also introduce Hawai'i audiences to some jazzy Jack Gottlieb trios, as well as give a preview to the world premier of Jeff Myer's "The Hula Manō" set to Hawaiian text. Paired with these trio pieces will be some hyper-romantic songs of Sergei Rachmaninoff, some lesser-known Scandinavian art songs by Grieg, Rangström and Sibelius, and finally Benjamin Britten's epic "Les Illuminations."

University of Hawaii at Manoa Music Department Events

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Pacific Harp Project: Atherton Studios
Feb
18
7:30 PM19:30

Pacific Harp Project: Atherton Studios

  • Hawaii Public Radio Atherton Studios (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Rachel joins award-winning harpist Megan Bledsoe Ward and her Pacific Harp Project for an evening of chamber music for voice, harp and piano, accompanied by pianist Susan Reed. The trio will perform lesser-known works by 19th century composers Tournier, Caplet, and Hensel, as well as exciting contemporary repertoire including a piece specifically written for Rachel, "Nottamun Town," by Peter Winkler. 

Hawaii Public Radio Atherton Studio

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Solo Recital - Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Feb
2
7:30 PM19:30

Solo Recital - Maui Arts and Cultural Center

Hawaii favorites, soprano Rachel Schutz and pianist Jonathan Korth, present an evening of traditional and unusual art song from around the world. In the first half of this diverse program, the two will take a tour around Europe. You'll hear them undertake masterpieces by Schubert, Schumann and Strauss and a few hyper-romantic songs of Sergei Rachmaninoff, while also exploring the some lesser-known Scandinavian art songs by Grieg, Rangström and Sibelius. For the second half, they turn their attention to popular and contemporary art music of the United States. George Crumb's iconic Apparition, for amplified piano and voice, will be paired with a selection of favorite Gershwin songs from his American Song Book.

Maui Arts and Cultural Center

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Solo Recital - Final Doctoral Recital
Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

Solo Recital - Final Doctoral Recital

Rachel performs her Final Doctoral Recital at Stony Brook University with pianist Jonathan Korth. They will begin by exploring some lesser-known Scandinavian art song by Grieg, Nielsen, Rangström and Sibelius, and then move on to Benjamin Britten's iconic Les illuminations. The second half will open with Debussy's charming Ariettes Oubliées and they will end with Four Whitman Settings by contemporary British composer Oliver Knudsen.

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