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Copeland, Rachel Faculty Member


As Dr. Copeland's career and reputation continue to grow, the 2012-2013 season saw her with repeat engagements with Opera North Carolina and Opera Per Tutti. The season opened with Dr. Copeland’s debut with the Brussels Chamber Orchestra in a concert of arias and duets with the highly acclaimed 2012 Operalia winner, Anthony Roth Costanzo. The season continued with multiple North Carolina recitals and performances, notably with the East Carolina University Symphony as the soprano soloist in Hadyn’s “Lord Nelson’s Mass.”  Dr. Copeland debuted Lauretta in Puccini’s most beloved Gianni Schicchi. The 2013 - 2014 season also shows repeat engagements with Opera North Carolina, nation-wide master classes, the Choral Society of Durham, and a debut in California with a new-opera work.
In the 2011 - 2012 season, Dr. Copeland returned to Apollo’s Fire debuting as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, including a national broadcast and her debut at Severance Hall, the prestigious home to the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Copeland will also debuted with Opera North Carolina as Frasquita in their fall production of Bizet’s Carmen as well as a return to Opera Per Tutti as Musetta in La bohème. Dr. Copeland was also the soprano soloist in Handel’s Messiah with East Carolina University Sympho

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