On Saturday 17th November, BBC Radio 3’s ‘Record Review’, featured ‘The Heavens and the Heart’, a disc of James Francis Brown’s orchestral and choral music, released in November of this year. As part of the review, the station played the opening of James Francis Brown’s Trio Concertante for string trio and string orchestra, with agency artist Rachel Roberts as the violist alongside Benjamin Nabarro (violin), Gemma Rosefield (cello) and Orchestra Nova.
Rachel Roberts looks forward to joining Tim Horton, Adrian Brendel and the other festival musicians at Plush next week. Full details of the concerts she is involved in can be found here. You will also find information about her forthcoming Wigmore Hall concert with Steven Isserlis, Alexander Melnikov, Isabelle Faust and Katharine Gowers on the 17 November at 7:30 pm, which is the night before her recital with Julian Milford for Sutton Valence Music Society.
All proceeds from these Gala concerts will go to Wigmore Hall Learning.Tickets and more information for 24 July Gala Concert Tickets and more information for 25 July Gala Concert More about Rachel Roberts
Rachel Roberts, one of Europe’s leading violists, who performs internationally as soloist and chamber musician, takes part in Conductor and Pianist Lars Vogt’s week long chamber music festival, Spannungen, in Heimbach’s magnificent Art Nouveau power station in the idyllic landscape of the Rureifel.
Rachel Roberts, one of Europe’s leading violists, performs internationally as soloist and chamber musician. Rachel has collaborated with conductors Christoph von Dohnanyi and Andras Schiff, performing concertos with the Kolnphilharmonie and the Kammerphilharmonie Graubunden in Switzerland, amongst others. Read more
Rachel joins the ingenious Liverpool Gramophone – an organisation dedicated to organising, promoting and realising music recitals that encompass the varied and rich repertoire of the solo instrument – in the magnificent setting of Liverpool’s Nordic Church and Cultural Centre. Read more
Rachel Roberts takes part in the Wigmore Hall’s prestigious chamber music season this month in a concert which celebrates the work of British composer, Helen Grime.
Rachel Roberts is currently appearing at the Classix-Kempten Festival in Munich. She is particularly looking forward to performing Soul Garden for solo viola and string quintet, by Derek Bermel, the festival’s composer-in-residence.
This Friday, in a special episode of In Tune broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon in front of a studio audience, Sean Rafferty launches Radio 3’s Shakespeare Anniversary weekend: Sounds of Shakespeare. The event, which can also be heard on BBC Radio 3, opens with the world premiere performance of Roxanna Panufnik’s Love Sought, for which Rachel Roberts (viola) is joined by mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge and pianist James Baillieu. Read more
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