Rachel Podger discusses her Wigmore residency with Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Baroque violinist and orchestral director, Rachel Podger introduces her ensemble ‘Brecon Baroque’ and discusses her passion for Baroque music with BBC Radio 3 presenter, Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Since their first concert in 2006, following the Brecon festival, Brecon Baroque has grown from strength to strength. Rachel Podger has drawn upon her past experiences of working with other ensembles including Florilegium and The English Concert to develop her own performance practice. In this podcast she discusses one of her first performances of Bach, her practice technique and her ideas behind communicating with an audience through music. A humbling delve into Rachel’s passion for the violin and her love of the Wigmore Stage and audience.

Special thanks to Channel Classics for providing the music for this podcast.
Rachel Podger has recorded exclusively with Channel Classics since the very beginning of her career