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François Joubert-Caillet leads viol consort L’Achéron in a Fancy by Orlando Gibbons, an English composer contemporary of Shakespeare.
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Roland Baumgartner examines an instrument by one of the most important 19th-century French makers
A maker and also tutor at the Cremona International Violin Making School, whose influence was keenly felt among Italian luthiers during the latter part of the 20th century.
The ‘Santa Cecilia’ violin is being unveiled at the Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Musical Instruments
A new UK requirement to register all ivory-tipped bows will affect music shops, auction houses and the musicians themselves. Peter Somerford examines what the implications are for the industry
The Academy of Ancient Music has produced this film exploring the craft of cello maker Robin Aitchison, focusing on his copies of instruments by Stradivari, Montagnana and Guadagnini.
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A persuasive case for the chamber music of a composer from the era of Louis XIV
A deeply felt and personal exploration of music by Szymanowski, Moszkowski, Karłowicz and Wieniawski
A duo of nearly four decades’ standing celebrates with Brahms
An impressive, lovingly presented recital of viola music
Delicacy and ferocity in a marvellous collection of contrasts
Concentrating on pieces influenced by the blues, this CD is part of a long-running project to research music written by black composers.
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Katinka Kleijn and Lia Kohl perform Water on the Bridge, a devised theatre and music piece, in and around the Eckhart Park pool in Chicago.
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