In the recent past, she has received many great role debuts as Rachel in Halévy’s La Juive, as Emilia Marty in Janácek’s Vec Makropolus, and in the autumn of 2017 in a demanding playwright role in Aribert Reimann’s world premiere .L ’Invisible’ at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. She worked closely with Claudio Abbado.
The soprano sings a wide concert repertoire from the passions of Johann Sebastian Bach to compositions of our time.
Lieder recitals are particularly close to her heart, her constant partner here is the pianist Jan Philip Schulze, with whom she has recorded a much acclaimed version of Hindemith’s Marienleben. Numerous recordings document Rachel Harnisch’s career.