The four members of the Chiaroscuro Quartet discuss their latest Haydn CD and we examine the 1708 ‘Dancla’ Stradivari violin.
The 1708 ‘Dancla’ Stradivari is an exceptional violin from the middle of the maker’s so-called ‘golden period’. It perfectly represents
The 1726 ‘Saveuse’ is one of the smallest cellos ever to come out of Antonio Stradivari’s workshop. From the beautifully
Christian Tetzlaff discusses Bach and we investigate Vuillaume’s self-rehairing bow, David Garrett’s Sentimental Work and the results of the largest
Patricia Kopatchinskaja discusses her vision and inspiration, and we ask how young soloists prepare for their first concerto. Elena Rostropovich
We report on the restoration of the ‘Paravicini’ Stradivari and Matthew McDonald, the Berlin Philharmonic’s first principal bassist, discusses creative