A B O U T
Sparkling Stage Presence
and Her Vocal Beauty...
Korean-American mezzo-soprano Rachel Moon is known for her unquestionable sparkling stage presence and vocal beauty. She has appeared as a soloist as well as in ensembles on many stages, most notably with The Dallas Opera, Opera Naples, Red River Lyric opera, Opera Breve, the historic opera theater of Cagli in Italy, also including performances in Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth Texas, as well as with the Irving Symphony Orchestra, and many more.
This year, continuously singing with the Dallas Opera Chorus, Rachel will be joining the Miami Classical Music Festival as an Apprentice artist performing the role of Le Prince Charmant in Massenet’s Cendrillon this summer. Last summer, Rachel has performed the role of High Priestess in Verdi’s Aida, as well as covering the role of Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, and the role of Secretary in Menotti’s The Consul with Spotlight on Opera.
In 2017-2018, Rachel joined The Dallas Opera’s outreach program as an educational artist covering the role of Despina in Mozart’s Three Little Pigs. Rachel has participated in training programs such as VOICExperience, Opera Naples Academy, OperaWorks, and Opera in Concerts in Italy.
Rachel’s recent appearances include Musetta (La bohème), Beth (Little Women), Madame Pompous (Too Many Sopranos), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), and Ruggiero (Alcina). Her other repertoires include Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), and Nicklausse (Les contes d'Hoffmann).
Rachel was recognized as a person of exceptional talent and was subsequently awarded a full tuition scholarship to Texas Christian University, College of Fine Arts. She studied with J. David Brock and earned her master’s degree in Vocal Performance. Rachel’s bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance is from the University of North Texas, where she studied with Dr. Stephen F. Austin. With UNT Opera, she performed the roles of Ruggiero in Alcina, Käthchen in Werther, and Cinderella’s Mother in Into the Woods. At Texas Christian University, amongst other performances, she performed the demanding role as Don Elvira in Don Giovanni and Madame Pompous in Too Many Sopranos.
R E P E R T O I R E
Donna Elvira from Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart
Dorabella from Così fan tutte by W. A. Mozart
Le Prince Charmant from Massenet's Cendrillon
Madame Pompous from Too Many Sopranos by Edwin Penhorwood
Musetta from La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Secretary from The Consul by Gian Carlo Menotti
Ruggiero from Alcina by George Frideric Handel
Gloria in D Major RV 589 by Vivaldi
Messiah by Handel
Requiem by Don Forrest
Requiem by Faure
Requiem by Mozart
Role in Preparation
Toypurina from Zorro by Armienta