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Rachael Cunningham


Rachael began her performing career in NZ touring Chess.

She then joined Opera Australia in 1998 and has performed in many productions with them (including Sweeney Todd) in Sydney, Melbourne, Edinburgh and China. Roles include Peep Bo (The Mikado), Nurse (Bliss), Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro), First Page (Lohengrin), Witch (Dido and Aeneas), Strawberry Seller (Death in Venice), Papagena/Queen of the Night/First Lady in The Magic Flute (OA Touring Schools Company).
Roles for Opera Queensland include Adele (Die Fledermaus), Dew Fairy/Sandman (Hansel and Gretel). Other roles include Chloe (Daphnis and Chloe) for Pacific Opera, Sister Catherine (Dead Man Walking), Serving Girl (Elektra), Belinda (Dido and Aeneus), Juno (The Faery Queen), Norina (Don Pasquale), Elsie (Yeoman of the Guard), Arlena (The Gypsy Baron), Josephine (HMS Pinafore).