A classical violinist and violist who defied tradition by playing with only five solo strings instead of with an orchestra.
She started playing violin when she was six and performed as a soloist for the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland.
In 2003, she won the Dutch Music Prize.
She has dated Julian Rachlin, who also plays violin, and they have collaborated on chamber music performances.
Her fourth album is a collection of works by Johann Sebastian Bach called Bach: Inventions & Partita.