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French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras discusses recording Beethoven's 'Triple' Concerto during the pandemic and the value of working with his musical 'family'. Former students remember renowned US cello tutor George Neikrug, who died in 2019, and LA violinist Clayton Haslop recounts his battle with focal dystonia. Plus, the results of CT scanning Stradivari's 'Messiah', and a guide to taking better care of your instrument.
TwoSet Violin pit their pictionary skills against Hilary Hahn