‘I play the Schubert on gut strings and with Classical bow. The blend with fortepiano is absolutely wonderful’
Violinist Viktoria Mullova discusses her latest Schubert recording with Toby Deller, as well as her collaborative projects with friends and family, and her love of improvisation.
‘He practised every day, before our lessons started, and always played examples exquisitely’
The long-time teaching assistant of Ivan Galamian Paul Makanowitzky was a talented violinist in his own right. David Hays talks to former students to explore his life and career.
‘There was nothing here in Seocho back then – just two or three violin makers’
Luthier Hagit Gili Gluska examines violin making in Seoul and how in just a few years, the Seocho area of Gangnam has become a mecca for instrument makers from around the world.
‘We recorded each fantasia two or three times, which enabled us to sustain a cogent musical argument’
Robin Stowell talks to Richard Boothby of British early music group Fretwork about the ensemble’s recording of fantasias for viol consort by Thomas Lupo.
Gerald Elias explores the life and legacy of 18-century composer Pietro Castrucci