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Rebecca Rashleigh

Soprano

Rebecca Rashleigh

Rebecca is one of Australia’s up and coming Sopranos. Born in Melbourne, Australia she graduated at the Victorian College of the Arts and Music in 2010. At the VCAM, Rebecca played such roles of Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica), Papagena (The Magic Flute), Belinda, (Dido and Aeneas) and Frasquita (Carmen).

Since then Rebecca has performed with several opera companies within Australia such as Opera Australia, Victorian Opera, Melbourne Opera, Australian International Opera Company and Lyric Opera of Melbourne and performing such roles as: Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Liu (Turandot), Blonde (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Sofia (Il Signore Bruschino), Poppea (L’incoronazione di Poppea) and Wendy (Contact!).

Rebecca has also received several awards such as The More Than Opera Development Grant in The German Australian Opera Grant, The Boroondara Eisteddfod Aria and The West Gippsland Drama and Music Eisteddfod Aria.

During her time with Opera Scholars Australia, Rebecca was awarded Opera Scholar of the Year for 2015 and in 2018 Rebecca was the winner of the much prostigious Herald Sun Aria.

This year Rebecca will continue working as a Young Artist with Melbourne Opera in their Richard Divall Emerging Artists Programme and performing roles with Victorian Opera, The Australian International Opera Company and Opera Australia.

Rebecca Rashleigh