rachel podger

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 musical sense too!'

Baroque violinist Rachel Podger gives a masterclass on Bach's Cello Suite no.5 at the Three Choirs Festival, Hereford, UK. The student is Vladimir Waltham.

The full 159-minute masterclass, recorded by the Masterclass Media Foundation, can be purchased as a DVD or as a digital download.

Read: Violinist Rachel Podger on the physical demands of scordatura