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

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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)
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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)
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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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Lecture Recital: Contemporary Welsh Art Song
Mar
8
2:45 PM14:45

Lecture Recital: Contemporary Welsh Art Song

  • Stony Brook University Staller Center, 3317 (map)
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Rachel performs a lecture-recital that investigates the dual issues of nationalism and cosmopolitanism and how they affect the composition of art song in contemporary Wales. She will feature songs by William Mathias, Alun Hoddinott, Dilys Elwyn-Edwards, John Metcalfe and Rhian Samuel and will be joined by Daniel Anastasio on piano. 

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Gloria in Handel's "O come chiare e belle"
Feb
14
3:00 PM15:00

Gloria in Handel's "O come chiare e belle"

Rachel plays the role of Gloria in Handel's miniature opera O come chaire e belle. It is one of Handel's earliest operatic endeavors and features music that he later repurposed in his more famous operas such as Alcina. Directed by famed baroque dancer and choreographer Catherine Turocy and conducted by renowned harpsichordist Arthur Hass. 

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Gloria in Handel's "O come chiare e belle"
Feb
12
8:00 PM20:00

Gloria in Handel's "O come chiare e belle"

Rachel plays the role of Gloria in Handel's miniature opera O come chaire e belle. It is one of Handel's earliest operatic endeavors and features music that he later repurposed in his more famous operas such as Alcina. Directed by famed baroque dancer and choreographer Catherine Turocy and conducted by renowned harpsichordist Arthur Hass. 

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Solo Recital, Stony Brook University
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Solo Recital, Stony Brook University

Rachel joins long-time collaborator Jonathan Korth for a recital featuring George Crumb's seminal work, "Apparition" for soprano and amplified piano, and the world premier of Jeff Myers' "He mele no Kane" (A song for Kane) which written specifically for Rachel and Jonathan.  Joining these exciting pieces will be a set of songs by Ottorino Respighi, Fanny Hensel (Mendelssohn), a group of British songs by Clarke, Gurney and Walton. 

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The Magic Flute: Hawai'i Oprea Theatre
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

The Magic Flute: Hawai'i Oprea Theatre

Rachel returns to Hawai'i Opera Theatre following her triumphant debut with the company during the spring of 2015. She will play Papagena in Mozart's "Magic Flute" which will be performed in English with a new and innovative production by Dan Rigazzi and a stellar cast of local and international artists. 

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The Magic Flute: Hawai'i Opera Theatre
Oct
11
4:00 PM16:00

The Magic Flute: Hawai'i Opera Theatre

Rachel returns to Hawai'i Opera Theatre following her triumphant debut with the company during the spring of 2015. She will play Papagena in Mozart's "Magic Flute" which will be performed in English with a new and innovative production by Dan Rigazzi and a stellar cast of local and international artists. 

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The Magic Flute: Hawai'i Opera Theatre
Oct
9
8:00 PM20:00

The Magic Flute: Hawai'i Opera Theatre

Rachel returns to Hawai'i Opera Theatre following her triumphant debut with the company during the spring of 2015. She will play Papagena in Mozart's "Magic Flute" which will be performed in English with a new and innovative production by Dan Rigazzi and a stellar cast of local and international artists. 

HOT Magic Flute                     

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