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    Rayfield, Harriet

    Violinist with the London Symphony Orchestra who appears on their recordings, Bach to Brubeck, Classikhan, Dust Bowl Symphony, Epiphany, Holst:  The Planets, John Adams:  A Flowering Tree, and Music of Hope, and Karl Jenkins’ Adiemus V:  Live and New, Best & Live.


    On 18th July 1996, she and pianist Helen Cawthorne, violinist Hilaryjane Parker, cellist Voley Pelletier and violist Elizabeth Varlow billed themselves as the Players’ Ensemble at St. James’s Piccadilly where they performed Johannes Brahms “Piano Quartet”, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Piano Quartet in G minor” and Maurice Ravel’s “String Quartet”.


    She and violist Simon Roland-Jones, violinist Louise Shackelton and cellist Moray Walsh performed with Condoleezza Rice at Buckingham Palace on 1st December 2008.


    On 15th December 2010, the LSO interpreted Max Bruch’s “Violin Concerto No. 1”, with soloist Midori, Gyorgy Ligeti’s “Concert Romanesc”, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade at Barbican Hall.


    They were back at the Barbican on 29th April 2012 with the Ladies of the London Symhony Chorus and Christian Tetzlaff for a performance of Claude Debussy’s “Three Nocturnes”, Alexander Scriabin’s “Symphony No. 4” (“The Poem of Ecstasy”) and Karol Szymanowski’s “Violin Concerto No. 1”.  Peter Eotvos conducted.



    1. http://lso.co.uk/page/3128/Players
    2. http://lemberger.multiply.com/links/item/331/331
    3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ClassiKhan
    4. http://www.discogs.com/search?q=Harriet+Rayfield&type=all
    5. http://www.artistdirect.com/artist/harriet-rayfield/923332
    6. http://www.discogs.com/search?type=all&q=Rayfield+Brown&sort=year%2Cdesc
    7. http://www.westendtheatre.com/PDF/applause-magazine-issue-preview.pdf
    8. http://www.broadwaytovegas.com/December7,2008.html
    9. http://lso.co.uk/page/144/15-December-programme/155/-/15_Dec_2010_Final_cropped_for_web_0.pdf
    10. http://lso.co.uk/page/3687/Sunday-29-April-2012













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