Celebrating the life and work of François Xavier Tourte from the 1st through the 30th of November, 2008 at London’s
The reference on this exalted, but controversial family of makers. Two names have always dominated the French School of bowmaking;
“The great and intriguing bow maker, Jean Pierre Marie Persoit, has for many years been an inspiration to other bowmakers
Augustin Hadelich discusses his new CD and we explore the career of luthier Jacob Stainer. Jan Vogler gives a Schumann Masterclass and there’s a detailed examination of a Persoit bow. Plus Antje Weithaas on the Tchaikovsky Concerto.
We chat to rising British star Sheku Kanneh-Mason and look into the work of Turin luthier Pressenda. Gidon Kremer discusses Polish music and Lynn Harrell gives us his Life Lessons. Plus fingerboards, singing bassists and much more
Masterpieces from the 2011 Parma Galleria Nazionale Exhibition
From Count Cozio di Salabue to Giuseppe Fiorini, from the Bisiachs in Milan to the foundation of the first schools
TREASURES OF ITALIAN VIOLIN MAKING – II