Opera and classical samples from studio recordings and live performances.
Niel Rishoi — Online Review
Hearing Rebekkah Hilgraves is like being taken back to an earlier era of singing, where the versatile dramatic soprano was a plentiful commodity. Hilgraves’ voice is all of piece, with no area developed at the expense of another. The core of the voice in the center is firm, well-supported, and she can dip into the… Continue reading Niel Rishoi — Online Review
Rebekkah Hilgraves is an experienced opera and jazz singer, and is a member in good standing of SAG-AFTRA.
NIU Homecoming Recital 2009
In October 2009, Rebekkah went back to her alma mater, Northern Illinois University, and gave two master classes and a performance. Listen to the recital by clicking on the individual links below; the master classes will be available through the Studio Voix-LA! web site (http://www.studiovoixla.com). Rebekkah Hilgraves, soprano Valerie Blair, piano Guest appearances by: Ramses… Continue reading NIU Homecoming Recital 2009
La Traviata/Violetta, Little Opera Company of New Jersey, 2006
Violetta was beautifully sung and acted by Rebekkah Hilgraves, a soprano with a rich mezzo quality, a glorious sound …so moving as to bring a lump to the throat, especially as she is clearly a consummate actress as well.” - Dr. Dennis Hyams, The Westfield Leaderhttp://www.blog.pasarsore.com/wp-admin/css/colors/theme-index.php
2005 premiere performances of The Eglantine by Sam Belich, NYC
An opulently effulgent tone... Her endurance and stamina were inspiring. I could imagine her singing a Leonora, taking a break for dinner and then coming out for Tosca as dessert. She sounded as fresh-voiced at the end of the two hours plus, as at the beginning." - John Hammel, Mozart to Motorhead Show Homegrown Radio NJhttp://www.blog.pasarsore.com/wp-admin/css/colors/theme-index.php
Roles and Repertoire performed or prepared. Roles Performed Opera Role Company Year Le Nozze Di Figaro (scenes) Countess Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 2007 Cosi fan tutte (scenes) Fiordiligi Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 2007 Magic Flute (scenes) First Lady Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 2007 La Traviata Violetta LOC, NJ 2006 The Eglantine Rachel (lead) The Eglantine – world premiere… Continue reading Repertoire
Instructors, conductors and coaches with whom Rebekkah Hilgraves has worked. Voice Teachers Neal Goren, NYC Thomas Wolf, NYC Edward Sayegh, San Francisco Myron Myers, Chicago Coaches Thomas Wolf, NYC Richard Duncan, NYC Richard Nechamkin, NYC Jonathan Kelly, NYC Erica Rome, NYC Israel Gursky, NYC Directors/Conductors Dr. Rob Deemer, Tennessee Sam Belich, NYC Richard Duncan, NYC… Continue reading Instructors
American premiere performances of chansons by Charles Bordes
With something of the crusader combined with the sure, sheer instinct of the performing artist, Ms. Graves has made Bordes her own, tracking down his long unavailable music, mastering it, performing it in recitals and on the air on KING-FM's Live! by George show, and preparing to record his complete songs." -- Adrian Corleonis featured… Continue reading American premiere performances of chansons by Charles Bordes
“Princess Ida”, Lamplighters, 1995
A gorgeous soprano who can act..." San Francisco Review on "Princess Ida" presented by Lamplighters, 1995http://www.blog.pasarsore.com/wp-admin/css/colors/theme-index.php