Soprano Rebecca Palmer is a graduate of San Francisco Conservatory of Music (Bachelor of Music) and The Boston Conservatory (Master of Music).
Rebecca made her Austrian debut at the Wien Modern festival, where she sang the soprano solo in Goetia 72 by Lera Auerbach. This season she joined Chorus Sine Nomine, under the direction of Johannes Hiemetsberger, for performances of Brahms Requiem (Graz Musikverein), Mahler Symphony II (Vienna Musikverein) and Bach Mass in B minor (Vienna Musikverein). Rebecca also collaborates with the ensemble Cracow Singers, based in Cracow, Poland. Past performances include works by Des Prez, Bach, Penderecki and Pärt. She has sang with conductor Zoltán Pad, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Beethoven Academy Orchestra and has toured in France (Chaource Organ Festival), Armenia (Penderecki a cappella with Hover Chamber Choir in Yerevan) and Hungary (72 Angels by Lera Auerbach with Raschèr Saxophone Quartet in Budapest). Rebecca was also a soloist at ICE Krakow Congress Centre during the annual Film Music Festival, where she sang the music of composer Jan Kaczmarek.
Operatic roles include a portrayal of Vespetta (Pimpinone, Telemann) with Krakowska Opera Kameralna in Cracow, Poland and Pamina (Die Zauberflöte, Mozart) with Connecticut Lyric Opera in the United States. "Rebecca Palmer was refulgent as Pamina, especially in Ach ich fühl's." - Connecticut Summer Opera Foundation. She has also performed Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart), Le Feu & Le Rossignol (L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, Ravel) and Zerlina (Don Giovanni, Mozart). Rebecca was described as having, "impeccable technical aptitude complemented by smooth and mature tone...[Rebecca Palmer] displayed a level of communication unparalleled among her fellow soloists." - The Boston Musical Intelligencer.
Rebecca is a featured soloist with Crescendo, an Early Music/Baroque ensemble led by Christine Gevert, based in Connecticut in the United States. Past concerts include works by Brazilian composer José Maurício Nunes Garcia, the Ferrara Court composer, Luzzasco Luzzaschi, and Domenico Zipoli.
Rebecca has lived in the United States, Germany, Italy, England, Poland and Austria. She speaks English, Italian and German. Rebecca currently divides her time between New England and Vienna, Austria.