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BBC Proms delays announcement of season


In response to the uncertainty resulting from the Covid-19 crisis, the BBC Proms have delayed the announcement of their 2020 season



New technology turns violins into digital music creators


Inventors Alessandro Baticci and Rafal Zalech have begun a Kickstarter campaign to launch the product

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The Strad April 2020 issue


Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter on her Beethoven deep immersion during the 250th anniversary year, and collaborating with film composer John Williams. Also, Augustin Hadelich concludes his Beethoven Concerto masterclass, and we investigate the violins of the Vogtland region of eastern Germany. Plus: The Strad’s Cremona 2020 supplement.


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