May 2024

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Violin Master - Rachel Podger

Cedars Hall, BA5 2ST

10 May 2024


The acclaimed Baroque violinist showcases solo music by Bach, Tartini and other 18th century masters of the violin.

Violin Master - Rachel Podger
Rachel Podger - “the unsurpassed British glory of the baroque violin” (The Times) - has established herself as one of the wortld's leading interpreters of music from the Baroque and Classical periods. She was the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation Bach Prize and was Gramophone's Artist of the Year in 2018. Part of a long-awaited visit to Wells in which she combines teaching and performing, Rachel's Cedars Hall debut showcases a unique programme of music by Bach, Tartini and other 18th century masterpieces for solo violin. Johann Joseph Vilsmayr: Partia no 6 in A major from Articifiosus Concentus pro Camera (1715) Noguiera and Klagenfurt manuscripts: A Suite of short movements J S Bach: Toccata and fugue BWV 565 arr for solo violin in A minor Nicola Mates: Fantasia Con discretione Chad Kelly: Phantasia for solo violin Guiseppe 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 Traditional Celtic tunes and Playford’s Dancing Master

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£30, 18 and under free


Violin Master - Rachel Podger
Cedars Hall
United Kingdom

T: 01749834483



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