Repertoire

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 2005
Die Walküre Gerhilde The Valkyrie Project 2005
Don Carlo Elisabetta Opera Drammatica 2004
Die Walküre Gerhilde Opera Drammatica 2004
Suor Angelica Suor Angelica Chelsea Opera 2004
Don Giovanni (scenes) Donna Elvira American Singers Opera Project 2004
Suor Angelica Suor Angelica American Singers Opera Project 2003
Macbeth (scenes) Lady Macbeth American Singers Opera Project 2002
Lily Maybud Lights, Camera, Murder, or, Operetta, Get Me the Police! The Lamplighters 1996
Princess Ida Princess Ida The Lamplighters 1995
L’Etoile Princess Laoula Pocket Opera 1995

Roles Prepared

Roles in Preparation

Opera Role Opera Role
Les Contes d’Hoffmann Olympia, Giulietta, Antonia Ariadne auf Naxos Ariadne
Le Nozze di Figaro Countess Salome Salome
Falstaff Alice Ford Elektra Krysothemis
Don Giovanni Donna Elvira Der Rosenkavalier Marschallin
Macbeth Lady Macbeth Die Walküre Sieglinde
Der Fliegende Holländer Senta
Die Meistersinger Eva
Fidelio Leonore
Turandot Turandot
Otello Desdemona
Tosca Floria Tosca
Cosi fan tutte Fiordiligi

Oratorio and Concert

Oratorio/Concert Company Year
Rachel Rising (Rob Deemer) 2008
Lord Nelson” Mass (Haydn) Ars Musica Chorale and Orchestra 2001
Vier Letzte Lieder (R. Strauss) Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra 2001
Symphony No. 4 (Mahler) Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra 2001
Serenade to Music (Vaughn Williams) Orch. Seattle/Seattle Chamber Singers 2000
Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (Barber) Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra 2000
Stabat Mater (Dvorak) Orch. Seattle/Seattle Chamber Singers 1999
Requiem (Mozart) Orchestra Seattle 1998
Requiem (Brahms) Mahler Festival 1998

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TECHNOLOGY Starting life as a technical trainer for Cheetah Software Systems in Los Angeles, she moved quickly into technical support and documentation, finding need for both while with Cheetah. From there, she worked with the marketing team for software testing software (Software Research, Inc. in San Francisco), supported and documented UNIX-Windows interoperability software (Exodus Technologies and GraphOn Corporation in Seattle) and supported and project-managed a web-based collaborative development environment (in San Francisco-based CollabNet's New York office). After CollabNet closed down its New York operations, she formed SheTech and Company. Upon moving to Austin, Texas in 2006, she was invited to become Managing Editor of NetPerformance.com team, an online technical magazine. This prompted her to move more strongly into web design and content management, now the specialty of SheTech and Company. Now based in Los Angeles, California, SheTech and Company comprises a global team of highly skilled graphic designers, web designers, marketing/communications and database experts. Rebekkah brings expertise in CSS, Photoshop and graphic design, several content management systems (the open source Joomla! and commercial Ektron CMS solutions) and blog platforms (especially WordPress); she has a strong background in writing, editing and multimedia development and has written training courses on helpdesk, customer relationship management, and the Photoshop software. With additional experience in technical support and technical project management, Rebekkah Hilgraves brings years of experience to every development project. Rebekkah is co-author with David Busch of David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Adobe Photoshop.com and David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Photoblogging with WordPress. The "and Company" part of SheTech and Company includes some of the industry's most talented programmers, writers, graphic designers and database designers. OPERA Rebekkah Hilgraves actively performs in numerous operas, solo recitals and as a guest concert artist in venues throughout the United States. She gave the premiere performance of a new work, Rachel Rising (text by Rebekkah, and music by Rob Deemer) in Maryville, Tennessee, just outside of Knoxville. In and around New York City, she has performed the roles of “Violetta” in Verdi’s La Traviata (Little Opera Company of New Jersey, 2006), “Rachel” in the world premiere of The Eglantine by Sam Belich (New York City, 2005), “Elisabetta” in Verdi’s Don Carlo (Opera Drammatica, 2004), “Gerhilde” in Wagner’s Die Walküre (The Valkyrie Project, 2005 and Opera Drammatica, 2004), the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica (Chelsea Opera, 2004 and American Singers Opera Project, 2003), and has performed the soprano solo in Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass (Ars Musica Orchestra and Chorale, 2002). Elsewhere around the U.S., she has appeared as soloist with the Buffalo Philharmonic (2007), Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra (1998, 1999, 2000) and with Orchestra Seattle/Seattle Chamber Singers (1999, 2000), as well as being a founding member of the women’s vocal ensemble, The Sisters (1998-2000). She presents frequent solo recitals in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Buffalo, and New York City.

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