Soprano Rachael Long has most recently performed the role of Narrator in the World Premier of Francis Lynch’s opera For Those in Peril. In her first World Premier with Lynch, she portrayed the role of Acolyte in Joseph’s Gift. Other roles include Nedda (Pagliacci), Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Corinna and Delia (Il Viaggio a Reims) and La dame in Poulenc’s La dame de Monte Carlo. Long received her MM from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University (CCPA) and her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. She was a founding member of Forte, Chicago’s premier opera improv troupe.