In this video from the Philharmonia Orchestra, Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto talks about his love of Prokofiev’s First Violin Concerto, and finding his personal interpretation of the work.
Recent research shows that Giovanni Francesco Pressenda worked as a farmer before turning his hand to instrument making. In this article from the April 2005 issue, Alberto Giordano examines a late c.1845 violin
In this extract from an article published in the August 2017 issue, Jan Vogler discusses how he first encountered the cello that is now his constant companion
In our October 2004 issue, Anthony Lane admires a recently discovered 1780 viola by William Forster, in pristine condition