San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
“An exciting, boundary-defying performer – Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.” – The Washington Post
In both art and life, violinist Rachel Barton Pine has an extraordinary ability to connect with people. Her performances exude passion and conviction, and her honesty in communicating the core emotions of great works moves listeners worldwide. Pine’s scholarly fascination with history enables her to bring informed interpretations to her extensive repertoire, while her innate ability to understand and perform music of many diverse genres captivates music lovers of all backgrounds. Audiences are thrilled and uplifted by her dazzling technique, lustrous tone, and infectious joy in music-making.
Pine has appeared as soloist with many of North America’s most prestigious orchestras, including the symphonies of Chicago, Montreal, Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, and St. Louis, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Overseas she has performed with orchestras in Vienna, Iceland, New Zealand, and Budapest; the Royal Scottish and Belgian National Orchestras; the Israel and Scottish Chamber Orchestras; and the Royal Philharmonic. She has worked with such renowned conductors as Charles Dutoit, Zubin Mehta, Neeme Järvi, Erich Leinsdorf, Marin Alsop, José Serebrier, and Placido Domingo, and has collaborated with such leading artists as Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach, William Warfield, Christopher O’Riley, and Mark O’Connor. Her festival appearances have included Marlboro, Ravinia, Vail, and Salzburg. She recently played for the Presidents of Ghana and Singapore as well as for the Justices of the United States Supreme Court.