Proving her “intoxicating combination of power and grace” (Toronto Star) internationally renowned baroque violinist Rachel Podger has established herself as a leading interpreter of the music of the Baroque and Classical periods. Rachel has performed as a soloist and guest director with many of the world’s top ensembles and in 2007 founded her own group Brecon Baroque.

Projects and Repertoire

Learn more about Rachel’s upcoming projects including:

Rachel is Musical Director of her own Brecon Baroque Festival.

Media and Recordings

An engaging presenter, Rachel often gives radio and TV interviews and enjoys inspiring others about the repertoire she loves. Rachel records exclusively for Channel Classics.


Rachel is a passionate educator currently holding positions at the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama; she has taught and given masterclasses across the world. More information on Rachel’s education work can be found here.


If you would like to read or download Rachel’s full biography, or her publicity photo please visit the Percius website.