March 2022

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Leonidas Kavakos discusses his new Bach recording and we find out why some orchestras have dispensed with conductors. There’s a look at Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s string music and luthiers recall their earliest experiences in the violin business. Plus Jennifer Pike chooses her Sentimental Work


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  • LEONIDAS KAVAKOS      The acclaimed Greek violinist has finally recorded Bach’s Solo Sonatas and Partitas. He tells Charlotte Smith why it’s the culmination of a three-decade journey
  • CONDUCTORLESS ORCHESTRAS Jacqueline Vanasse finds out why some ensembles have decided to jettison the maestro in order to bring a closer spirit of mutual collaboration
  • EARLY LUTHERIE EXPERIENCE     Violin makers talk to Peter Somerford about their time spent as ‘journeymen’ in the workshops of established luthiers, at the start of their professional careers
  • SESSION REPORT              British cellist Laura van der Heijden tells Tom Stewart why she feels an other-worldly atmosphere around her latest recording of Czech and Hungarian music
  • LUIGI CAVALLINI              The violin makers of Tuscany have long been overlooked. Florian Leonhard examines the life and work of a 19th-century luthier based in the city of Arezzo
  • COLERIDGE-TAYLOR VIOLIN AND CHAMBER MUSIC         Tatjana Goldberg explores some of the British composer’s extensive output for strings, and reveals how US violinist Maud Powell played a part in his success
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