Victoria Drake

Guest Musician

Harpist Victoria Drake, has performed with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra since their 2008-2009 season. She resides in New York, where she regularly performs with many groups, including the American Symphony Orchestra, New York City Ballet, Musica Sacra, the Oratorio Society of New York, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. She has appeared with Orpheus, the New York Philharmonic, and has performed and recorded Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She performs regularly at the Bard Music Festival and has appeared at the Aspen, Cabrillo, Cape May, Fontainebleau, and Vermont Mozart Festivals.

A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tori has four solo recordings: Spanish Gold, Scarlatti’s Harp, Harping on Bach, and From the Bach Notebook - her own recently published transcriptions of the Bach Cello Suites, which she presented in concert at the American Harp Society Conference in New York City and at the World Harp Congress in Sydney, Australia. She has recorded the Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto on period instruments with the American Classical Orchestra and the Frank Martin Petite symphonie concertante with Philharmonia Virtuosi. She also has extensive Broadway credits and is the go-to harpist in New York for film soundtrack recordings.