In their own words – top players and teachers talk exclusively to The Strad
The concertmaster of the Britten Sinfonia reflects on past decisions
The chairman of the Norwegian Violin Makers’ Association discusses his 'making heroes'
The Britten Sinfonia’s principal violist shares the best advice she ever had
The LSO and London Sinfonietta's principal violist selects his favourite recordings
The Japanese violinist, one of the judges at the 2013 Montreal International Music Competition, shares some of the best advice she ever had
Words of wisdom from the Israeli violinist and pedagogue
How does the British cellist prepare himself before an evening performance?
An unnerving experience turned into a stroke of fortune for the German violinist
The Danel Quartet's viola player considers what it means to be a musician
An eclectic selection of favourite tracks from the US double bassist