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The Virtuoso Violin

Date: 13/03/2023 19:30

Rachel Podger

Johann Joseph Vilsmayr: Partita no 6 in A major from Articifiosus Concentus pro Camera (1715) A Suite of short movements from the Noguiera and Klagenfurt manuscripts.

Johann Sebastian Bach, arr Chad Kelly: Toccata and Fugue BWV 565 arr for solo violin in A minor.

Nicola Matteis: Fantasia Con Discretione.

Chad Kelly: Phantasia for solo violin.

Giuseppe Tartini,: Piccole Sonata no 17 D2.

Johann Paul von Westhoff: Suite pour le violon seul sans basse continue parue dans Le Mercure Galant de Janvier 1683. 

A set of Celtic tunes, trad tunes and Playford’s Dancing Master.

Rachel Podger has established herself as a leading interpreter of the baroque and classical music periods. She was the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Prize in October 2015, Gramophone Artist of the Year 2018 and Ambassador for REMA's Early Music Day 2020.

Her programme features pieces from her new solo album, released in autumn 2022. It includes works from the baroque era and a contemporary piece by Chad Kelly, whose diverse career as a keyboard specialist and director spans genres from historically informed performance and chamber music to opera and musical theatre.

“There is probably no more inspirational musician working today”


“Intoxicating combination of power and grace”

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