Rachel Podger: The Music I Love
Label: Channel Classics
Rachel Podger (violin), Pavlo Beznosiuk (viola), Joan Rodgers (viola), Gary Cooper (fortepiano), Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Arte dei suonatori, Brecon Baroque, Holland Baroque Society, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
For this specially-priced, two-disc retrospective of Channel Classics recordings by violinist Rachel Podger, the label asked the artist to pick a selection of favorite tracks from her remarkably rich catalog. With music ranging from solo works by J.S. Bach to sonatas by Mozart to concertos by Vivaldi and Haydn, this collection is a perfect introduction to the amazing artistry of this talented young violinist. Accompanying artists include harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock, violist Jane Rogers, fortepianist Gary Cooper and the ensembles Brecon Baroque and Holland Baroque Society.