In this video from Classic FM we hear Steven Isserlis on the cello once played by Harold Triggs of the Royal Sussex Regiment in the trenches of the First World War.
Read: Steven Isserlis’s trench cello encores
The Strad Issue: February 2018 Description: Thought-provoking First World War-era project from a cello master Musicians: Steven Isserlis (cello, ‘trench cello’), Conn
French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood performs Over the Rainbow in the foyer of the Théâtre du Châtelet.
Filmed live in Miami on 7 February 2018 this video features 11-year-old Leia Zhu playing La Campanella, the final movement of Paganini’s Violin Concerto no.2, accompanied by Rustam Rahmedov
The French violinist, who celebrated his 75th birthday last year, is a trailblazing figure in the world of jazz. Yet his grounding in classical technique was important in shaping his musical approach, he tells Toby Deller
The American bassist recalls how the Koussevitzky helped to establish his individual style – and how he received a career boost courtesy of the composer’s ghost
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