RPO Player Rachel van der Tang smiling whilst she plays the cello.
© Ben Wright


Rachel van der Tang is originally from Guernsey and started learning the cello at the age of twelve. She studied at Chetham’s School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music, and also in Vienna.

Since returning to the UK, Rachel has enjoyed a busy and varied freelance career, playing with most of the London orchestras and in many West End shows. Rachel has been a member of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for nine years.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time in her garden and has a particular passion for growing flowers.

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