A native of England, violist Robert Brophy maintains a busy career in the Los Angeles area. In addition to performing with the LA Opera Orchestra and the LA Philharmonic, Robert is a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. He is also a member of the New Hollywood String Quartet, the quartet-in-residence for the South Pasadena Library's Restoration Concerts series. Robert is an active recording musician, having played on many movie soundtracks, video games and records. He is featured with Nigel Kennedy on Kennedy’s Greatest Hits on the EMI label, and has performed alongside Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, Michel Dalberto and Dmitri Sitkovetsky. Robert holds degrees from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and Rice University.