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Rachel Croash

Rachel Croash has appeared for Lyric Opera Ireland as Marzelline Fidelio, Musetta La Bohème, Mabel Pirates of Penzance, Valencienne The Merry Widow, ‘Puccini by Candlelight’ and most recently ’A Classical Christmas’.

A member of the inaugural Irish National Opera Studio and the Cork Opera House Cara O’Sullivan Associate Artists, Rachel’s awards include the Wexford Festival Opera Aria Friends Award and the WFO & PwC Emerging Artist Bursary.

Operatic roles include Mathilde in Guillaume Tell with Nouvel Opéra Fribourg, Blanche; Norina and Avis (Glyndebourne Festival Opera – Cover) Mathilde; Marianne; Frasquita; Clorinda; Erste Dame; Kate Pinkerton; Mademoiselle Silberklang (Irish National Opera), Mimì; Fiordiligi; Susanna; Frasquita (Cork Opera House), Elvira; Fiordiligi (Blackwatervalley Opera Festival), Ines; Serafina; Reneé; Dew Fairy; Annina (Wexford Festival Opera).

Concert Highlights include the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, City of Dublin Chamber Orchestra, Music in Great Irish Houses Festival, Music for Galway and The Metropolitan Club, New York.

Rachel has sung at Áras an Uachtaráin for The President of Ireland Michael D.Higgins and as guest soloist for the televised National Commemoration Day Service in Collins Barrracks. Rachel has appeared with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra in RTÉ’s ‘Carols from Dublin Castle’ and ‘Christmas with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra’.