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Play on Words: Conversation with the Poet Rachel Singh

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Join us for a conversation with the poet Rachel Singh as we talk about reimagining classics, exploring the art of creating for The Matchbox Magic Flute, shifting perspective, and her work as a multidisciplinary artist. Light refreshments provided and hosted wine by Doña Amalia.


Learn more about our collaboration with the Poetry Foundation.



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Rachel Clare Singh is a poet and opera singer currently based out of Rochester, New York. She has appeared in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) in concert with the Washington Opera Society as the cover for the Queen of the Night, as well as having performed scenes as the First Lady both in the States and abroad. Singh offers a singer, scholar and poet’s perspective on Mary Zimmerman’s The Matchbox Magic Flute. Her debut poetry collection, Poems with a Bite Taken Out of Them, is set to be published in early March of 2024.

About The Matchbox Magic Flute

Playful and imaginative, it’s big music in a small space. This “matchbox” presentation of The Matchbox Magic Flute features a cast of 10 and orchestra of five—following the fantastic adventures of Prince Tamino and Princess Pamina.