Rachel Redmond was born in Glasgow and discovered her love of singing with the Junior Chorus of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra at the age of seven.
She studied at the Music School of Douglas Academy and subsequently received her BA Hons from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. She furthered her studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and, in 2011, she was a member of the prestigious Jardin des Voix, the Academy for young singers of Les Arts Florissants.
Rachel Redmond’s recent performances include the title role in Charpentier’s Caecilia, Virgin and Martyr in Aix-en-Provence, Ambronay and New York with Les Arts Florissants, Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and Rameau’s Pygmalion with the European Union Baroque Orchestra, Handel’s Esther at the Wigmore Hall and Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the Dunedin Consort and St John Passion with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Handel’s Saul in Aldeburgh, Arethuse in Charpentier’s Actéon, Grands Motets de Rameau et Mondonville with Les Arts Florissants, Jomelli’s Beatus Vir with Musica Ghislieri at Ambronay Festival and Charpentier’s Te Deum at the opening of the new Paris Philharmonie.
Future plans include the role of Léontine in Campra’s Les Fêtes Venitiènnes at Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse and Loena Offenbach’s La Belle Hélène at Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris.