Cellist Christian Poltéra performs the Sarabande from Bach's First Cello Suite at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark.

The instrument features in The Strad’s 2016 calendar, ‘Cellos of the Stars’, on sale now.

John Dilworth explores the stories and craftsmanship behind each of the twelve instruments showcased in the calendar in The Strad’s December 2015 issue, out now.