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. »

Violist Rachel Roberts

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.

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viola soloist Rachel Roberts

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.

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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.   »

Rachel Roberts has been invited to take part in one of Japan’s most prestigious Chamber Music Festivals in Toyko’s  superb Toppan Hall, renowned the world over  for its outstanding acoustics.

She joins a starry roster of internationally acclaimed musicians including Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Takumi Kubota (violin), Mariko Hara (viola), Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), Marie-Elisabeth Hecker (cello) and Lars Vogt (piano) »

This August Rachel will travel to Fláine in the stunning Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps nestling at the summit of the spectacular Grand Massif, to teach at the town’s prestigious summer music course as visiting professor of viola.

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