St Swithun’s Year 10 pupil Rachel Carver from Winchester will be playing harp with the National Youth Orchestra at its prom on the 4th August at the Royal Albert Hall London. This performance will be televised on BBC4 on 23rd August.
Rachel is also participating in the Chronicles of Light performance at Winchester Cathedral which takes place from the 12-28 October. This spectacle tells the stories of Winchester Cathedral and features a host of well-known names including Dame Judi Dench, David Suchet and Jon Snow to name but a few. Rachel will be recorded and filmed playing her harp in advance and the film will form part of the performance.
Rachel performs regularly at St Swithun’s school concerts and has recently reached grade 8.