Mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway has established herself as a versatile and intelligent artist. She has performed with Ensemble Signal, Gotham Chamber Opera, the contemporary vocal chamber ensemble Ekmeles, the 2013 Next Wave Festival at BAM, Chameleon Arts Ensemble in Boston, the Amernet String Quartet at Bowdoin College, with Tulsa Opera, Central City Opera, Gotham Chamber Opera and Glimmerglass Festival and American Opera Projects.
Calloway made her Latin American debut at the Festival Internacional Cervantino with the Amernet String Quartet and sang the world première of Gabriela Lena Frank’s Santos with the San Francisco Girls Chorus. She has also appeared with Ensemble Signal in a portrait concert of Oliver Knussen at Miller Theater and with Alarm Will Sound in New York’s Zankel Hall and in St. Louis. With the contemporary vocal ensemble Ekmeles, Calloway performed at Princeton University, Roulette, and the Bohemian National Hall in a large-scale collaboration with Talea Ensemble in Beat Furrer’s FAMA.
She made her European debut in 2011-12 as Mrs. Grose in The Turn of the Screw at Le Théâtre d’Arras, Opéra de Reims, Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jovet (Paris), Le Phénix, Scène Nationale Valenciennes, Opéra de Lille, and Château d’Hardelot in Condette. In addition to the world première of Mohammad Fairouz’s Third Symphony at Miller Theatre, other performances include debuts with the Berkeley Symphony.