Rachel Roberts

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Rachel Roberts – Radio 3 Record Review – ‘The Heavens and the Heart’

Rachel Roberts – Radio 3 Record Review – ‘The Heavens and the Heart’

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.

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Roberts at Plush Festival

Roberts at Plush Festival

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.

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Recital of music for solo viola in Liverpool

Recital of music for solo viola in Liverpool

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 and Panufnik’s ‘Love Sought’ – BBC Radio 3’s ‘Sounds of Shakespeare’ Launches with World Premiere

Rachel Roberts and Panufnik’s ‘Love Sought’ – BBC Radio 3’s ‘Sounds of Shakespeare’ Launches with World Premiere

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