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Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts performs internationally as soloist and chamber musician. As soloist she has collaborated with conductors Christoph von Dohnanyi, Andras Schiff, Richard Hickox and Martyn Brabbins performing concertos with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Cologne Chamber Orchestra and Kammerphilharmonie Graubunden in Switzerland amongst others. Rachel Roberts has played chamber music at Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Musikverein (Grand Saal) Vienna, Alte Oper, Frankfurt, Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall and King’s Place. She appears at international festivals including Salzburg Festival, Wiener Festwoche, Schubertiade – Schwarzenberg, SPANNUNGEN, Mecklenburg Vorpommern, Hamburg “Oestertone”, Lofoten Norway and Stift Holland. Prizes for chamber music include the Diapason d’Or, ‚Supersonic Award’ and CD of the month in Fono Forum Magazine, Germany. Highlights in 2015 include a Wigmore Hall concert with Joshua Bell, Steven Isserlis, BBC Radio 3 recitals with the London Conchord Ensemble, live Deutschlandfunk broadcasts with the Tetzlaff Quartet and a solo CD release with pianist Lars Vogt. In May 2015 she has toured Japan with Christian Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt, and Tanja Tetzlaff. Rachel Roberts is Professor of Viola at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She has given masterclasses at the Britten Pears Young Artists Programme, Dartington International Summer School, Chethams School of Music and Birmingham Conservatoire.

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Arpeggione Sonata / Lachrymae / Viola Sonata
Rachel Roberts
Clara Wieck Schumann, Franz Schubert
Schumann - Piano Trio & Schubert - Rosamunde Quartet, String Trio
Antje Weithaas / Tanja Tetlaff / Gunilla Süssmann / Christian Tetzlaff / Rachel Roberts / Gergana Gergova / Volker Jacobsen / Alban Gerhardt
Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann
Viola Sonatas, Op. 120 Nos. 1 & 2 - Maerchenbilder. Op. 113
Rachel Roberts & Lars Vogt
Olivier Messiaen
Chamber Works
James Clark / Philippe Honoré / Rachel Roberts / David Cohen / Kenneth Smith / Barnaby Robson