April 2021


Crossover superstar David Garrett discusses his career so far, and we examine the legacy of bow maker Ludwig Bausch. Daniel Hope talks about his friendship with Alfred Schnittke in Sentimental Work, and we learn the ins and out of gut string making. Plus a Haydn Masterclass with the Chiaroscuro Quartet.

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DAVID GARRETT The superstar violinist tells Charlotte Smith about mixing classical and crossover, and how studying composition at Juilliard has helped him with arrangements

LUDWIG BAUSCH The work of the German bow maker and his sons has often been unfairly overlooked. Josef P. Gabriel redresses the balance with an in-depth look at his bows

SESSION REPORT Janusz Wawrowski explains how he found a sense of optimism in his new arrangement of Rózycki’s Violin Concerto, in conversation with Harry White

GUT STRINGS Almost lost to the mists of time, the methods of Germany’s 19th-century string makers have been found – in lyrical form. Kai Köpp investigates the history

TWO SHAPIROS The lives of Eudice Shapiro and Frances Magnes (née Shapiro) provide a vivid insight into the lives of mid-20th-century female players, as Tully Potter explains

STRINGS AND PIANO Pauline Harding speaks to musicians and tutors to discover how they manage to create a perfect sound balance in chamber music ensembles

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