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Village Concert Series: Rachel O’Brien
March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rachel O’Brien, harpist within the Astralis Chamber Ensemble, will be performing a solo harp concert as our Village Concert Series this March. This concert will focus on a leading composer of harp repertoire, Marcel Grandjany. It will explore his fascination with the great Baroque composer, George Frideric Handel, bringing the rhapsodic works of Grandjany together with Handel masterpieces. Join us in the Sanctuary on Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.
About the Rachel:
The 2019 Gold Medal winner of the Houston Symphony’s Ima Hogg Competition, Rachel Lee O’Brien (née Hall) has appeared in Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Houston’s E. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Cleveland’s Severance Hall, and Blossom Music Center. A winner of Astral Artists’ 2017 National Auditions, O’Brien has received top prizes from such competitions as the Lyon & Healy Awards, the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) Concerto Competition and the Saratoga Harp Colony “Play with the Pros” Competition. She is also the recipient of the Alice Chalifoux Award and was the 2015 CIM Presser Scholar. Rachel is also a member of the Astralis Chamber Ensemble.
Visit rachelleehall.com or astralisensemble.com for future performances.