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Russian cellist Karine Georgian remembers lessons with Mstislav Rostropovich


An intense seven-year period of study at the Moscow Conservatoire was hugely influential

Augustin Hadelich


Working from home: Augustin Hadelich


The German-American violinist plays both the violin and piano parts of Kreisler’s Liebesfreud. The recording was made on 6 April 2020 in Hadelich’s home during the coronavirus lockdown.

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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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