Rachele Schmiege has been praised for her “powerful, pure, soaring voice” and “absolutely thrilling” portrayals. This season, she appears as Gwendolen Fairfax in The Importance of Being Earnest with Odyssey Opera and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Salt Marsh Opera. On the concert stage, Ms. Schmiege will be singing Soprano solos in Mendelssohn’s Elijah (Pioneer Valley Symphony and Chorus), Ein Deutsches Requiem (Nashoba Valley Chorale), James Whitbourn’s Annelies (Newburyport Choral Society), and Mahler 4 and Canteloube Songs (MidCoast Symphony). Recent appearances include: Anne Truelove, The Rake’s Progress (Pacific Opera Project); Lucette, Cendrillon (Resonance Works); Soprano II, Hydrogen Jukebox (Nashville Opera); Elle, La Voix Humaine; Amy, Little Women (Opera on the James); Violetta, La Traviata (Hubbard Hall Opera Theater); Gilda, Rigoletto (Cape Cod Opera); Valencienne, The Merry Widow (Opera Providence); Dortchen Wilde, The Brother’s Grimm (Nashville Opera, US premiere). Recent concert appearances include: Soprano soloist, Requiem, Verdi (Cape Cod Symphony, MidCoast Symphony and Pioneer Valley Symphony); Ein Deutsches Requiem, Brahms (Chatham Chorale); Mass in C minor, Mozart (Newburyport Chorale Society); new work in collaboration with composer Mohammad Fairouz.