Julia Schröder is the principal and director of the Basel Chamber Orchestra since 2004. In 2010 she was appointed professor of violin at the Musikhochschule Freiburg i.B. She also performs as guest soloist with renowned music directors and orchestras. Her musical partners are Sol Gabetta, Andreas Scholl, Matthias Gröne, Nuria Rial and Cecilia Bartoli. In 2012 her recordings of the violin sonatas of Händel were published bei Deutsche Harmonia Mundi - a recording which was awarded star recognition in the FonoForum.