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  • Online violinist Johan Dalene
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    Postcard from Odense

    2019-06-17T14:00:00Z

    This year’s Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition, which took place in March, succeeded not only as a joyous celebration of the composer’s music, but in bringing together exciting young players set to make their mark on the world stage, writes Charlotte Smith

  • Matthew Barley
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    Life Lessons: Matthew Barley

    2019-06-03T12:00:00Z

    The British cellist on memory, nationalism and his long journey – via a skiing accident – to technical confidence

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    A Royal Occasion – Postcard from Windsor

    2019-06-01T16:41:00Z

    A castle setting, an enticing top prize and some highly promising string players were what Tom Stewart encountered at the Windsor Festival International String Competition final in March

  • Shostakovich with cellist Miloš Sádlo and violinist David Oistrakh in 1947 - Tully Potter Collection
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    Julia Fischer and Vadim Gluzman on Shostakovich's violin sonata

    2019-05-10T11:17:00Z

    Fifty years ago, David Oistrakh premiered Shostakovich’s violin sonata. Here Andrew Morris discusses the work with Julia Fischer and Vadim Gluzman

  • Otakar Sevcik
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    Professor Ševčík addresses Strad readers

    2014-11-06T00:00:00Z

    The Czech violinist and influential teacher passes on words of wisdom to readers of The Strad in February 1912