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Rachel Podger

Rachel Podger


Rachel Podger was born in 1968 and trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (where she is now professor of baroque violin); she co-founded Florilegium and The Palladian Ensemble whilst still a student, and went on to lead The English Concert and the Gabrieli Consort and Players before founding Brecon Baroque in 2007.

Further Reading: Rachel Podger

 Interview, Rachel Podger on Bach's Cello Suites

The violinist talks to David about her new album, which sees her perform JS Bach's popular cello suites on the violin.

 Recording of the Week, Rachel Podger plays the Bach Cello Suites

The baroque violinist's own transcriptions of one of the pinnacles of the cello repertoire have an integrity and intelligence that's entirely convincing on its own terms, and the music never stops dancing.

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