Rachel Barton Pine, Violin
May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm$10.00
Renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine returns to Barrington’s White House in 2021! In both art and life, violinist Rachel Barton Pine has an extraordinary ability to connect with people. Celebrated as a leading interpreter of great classic and contemporary works, her performances combine her innate gift for emotional communication and her scholarly fascination with historical research. She plays with passion and conviction, thrilling audiences worldwide with her dazzling technique, lustrous tone, and infectious joy in music-making.
Enjoy Rachel’s interpretations of Bach Partitas No. 2 in D minor and No. 3 in E major, Ysaye’s Prelude from Sonata No. 2, Coleridge-Taylor’s “Deep River,” and Paganini’s Caprice No. 24.
Pine has appeared as a soloist with many prestigious ensembles including the Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Iceland, Montreal, New Zealand, San Diego, St. Louis and Vienna Symphonies; the Buffalo, Calgary, Rochester and Royal Philharmonics; the Louisville and Philadelphia Orchestras, the Royal Scottish Philharmonic, the Belgian and Russian National Orchestras; and the Israel, Mozarteum and Scottish Chamber Orchestras. She has worked with many renowned conductors including Marin Alsop, Zubin Mehta, Neeme Järvi, Placido Domingo, Semyon Bychkov, John Nelson, and Erich Leinsdorf, and with prestigious collaborators including Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach, and William Warfield.
In addition to her career as a violin soloist, Pine is an avid performer of baroque, renaissance, and medieval music. Her Vivaldi: The Complete Viola d’amore Concertos, recorded with Ars Antigua (Cedille), appears in the 2019 Oscar-winning film “The Favourite.” Pine performs with the period instrument ensemble Trio Settecento and has served on the Board of Directors of Early Music America.