Star violinist Rachel Podger makes her long-awaited return to the Bay Area as she extends beyond the baroque with PBO for the first time!
March 10–14, 2021
This performance has been cancelled.
“With melodic lines of alpine crispness, Ms. Podger can be entrusted with just about anything.”The New York TimesPro Acrobat
About Classic Podger
Star violinist Rachel Podger makes her long-awaited return to the Bay Area as she extends beyond the baroque with PBO for the first time! In a program of Haydn and Mozart, Rachel takes audiences on a voyage through the stormy seas of Sturm und Drang. In between the tempestuous Symphony No. 39 of Haydn and the little G minor symphony by Mozart, the prodigy of Salzburg, Podger displays her virtuosity in dazzling violin concertos by each composer, wielding her violin throughout as Mozart or Haydn himself would have in the very first performances.
HAYDN Symphony No. 39 in G minor, Hob. I:39 “Tempesta di Mare”
MOZART Concerto for Violin No. 2 in D major, K. 211
HAYDN Concerto for Violin No. 1 in C major
MOZART Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183
Rachel Podger, violin and leader
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
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