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Rachel Platt (Soprano)

Born: London, England

The English soprano, Rachel Platt, studied at the University of Bristol and at Birkbeck, University of London.

Rachel Platt sang as a soloist, as well as with the finest early music ensembles, including the Monteverdi Choir (Director: John Eliot Gardiner), Taverner Consort (Director: Andrew Parrott), The Tallis Scholars (Director: Peter Phillips), The English Concert Choir (Director: Trevor Pinnock), Cambridge Singers (Director: John Rutter), Choir of the Enlightenment. Her recent (as of 1993) appearances have ranged from performance of J.S. Bach and Franz Liszt oratorio in Switzerland to a tour of Japan singing Monteverdi with the Taverner Consort. She was featured twice in 1993 on the cover CD of Radio 3 Magazine.

Rachel Platt is a teacher and head of music at Peter Symonds College in Winchester. She currently lives in Winchester, Hampshire.

Solo recordings include: "William Byrd: Songs and Sonnets", with Concordia viol enseble and Laurence Dreyfus, treble viol on Meridian Records (1993); "Sacred choral music" with Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge conducted by Geoffrey Webber (1997).

Source: Liner notes to the album "Songs & Sonnets: Music For Voice And Viols By William Byrd: (Meridian, 1993); Rachel Platt profile on Facebook; Bits & pieces from other sources
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

John Eliot Gardiner

Soprano

Member of Monteverdi Choir:
V-1 (1985):
BWV 232 [1st recording]
V-2 (1988):
BWV 244 [1st recording]
V-3 (1986):
BWV 245 [1st recording]
V-6 (1989):
BWV 248/1-6 [1st recording]

Gustav Leonhardt

Soprano

Member of Choir of the Enlightenment:
L-3 (1993):
BWV 11, BWV 249

Andrew Parrott

Soprano

Member of Taverner Consort:
C-3 (1993):
BWV 4, BWV 249

Trevor Pinnock

Soprano

Member of The English Concert Choir:
C-1 (1993-1994):
BWV 110/1

Links to other Sites

Rachel Platt on Facebook


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