Christian is the former editor of both International Arts Manager magazine and the Performing Arts Yearbooks. He takes care of the In Focus, Trade Secrets, My Space, Making Matters and Sentimental Work sections of The Strad, as well as all feature articles relating to instruments and lutherie, the book reviews and the news pages.
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The climactic scene between Don Giovanni and the Commendatore was the American cellist’s bedtime listening for years – and has stayed with her for even longer
For the Austrian violinist, Mozart’s Violin Concerto no.4 in D major K218 brings back fond memories of David Oistrakh – and a less salubrious recollection of the Tibor Varga Competition