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The American musician discusses performing concertos with conductors and how she navigates interpretative disagreements
The orchestra’s Musikverein concert venue will open its doors to audiences on the basis of a number of social distancing regulations
The musicians of the Tetzlaff Quartet discuss balancing chamber playing with busy individual careers – and recording their first Beethoven album after 25 years together. We publish English translations of letters by violinist Pablo Sarasate for the first time, and top soloists discuss working with conductors. There is also an article on bows from the courts of Napoleons I and III.
The work was written for The Peace Studio’s 2018 Peace First Summit as a reflection on gun violence