Rachel Podger plays Biber's Rosary Sonata no.16, Passacaglia
English Baroque specialist Rachel Podger plays one of the earliest known works for solo violin, the Passacaglia from Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber’s Rosary Sonatas (also known as the Mystery Sonatas).
Baroque period instrument ensemble The English Concert is performing an evening of chamber music by Biber and his contemporaries at London’s Kings Place on 6 December.
In this video, violinist Nadja Zwiener offers her insight into Biber’s wonderful Rosary Sonatas (or ‘Mystery’ Sonatas). Find out
Often you find that technique and musicality marry quite well. Something that works musically will so often also work from a technical perspective. And the opposite is also true - that if you change a passage for technical reasons it suddenly makes more
Imagine your hand is like seaweed in the water, always flowing...'British Baroque violinist Rachel Podger gives a bowing masterclass as part of the York Baroque Strings Project for students at the National Centre for Early Music in 2014.