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     Masters, Rachel

    She is a harpist born in England who trained at the Junior Guildhall and the Royal College of Music.  Following graduation she went on to become a harpist with several ensembles and orchestra and has worked as Principal Harp with groups that include the London Mozart Players, The City of London Sinfonia and the London Philharmonic.  Making many recordings of composers such as Ravel, Debussy and Alwyn, she has also worked with the King's College, Cambridge, choristers on choral works for harp.  In the movies she has appeared as a musician in the 1999 Simon Magus.  Aside from performing she is a respected teacher and is a Professor at the Royal College of Music and has judged at competitions that include the BBC Young Musician of the Year.

     

    City of London Sinfonia recordings

     

    William Alwyn

    Lyra Angelica - Concert for Harp and Orchestra

    Chandos 9065

    Conductor - Richard Hickox

    Harp - Rachel Masters  

     

    Sources:

    1. http://old.rcm.ac.uk/prof.asp?display=professors&link=210
    2. http://imdb.com/name/nm2113364/

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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