All Colin-Carr articles
‘I value them as supremely sharp tools’ - Colin Carr on Popper studies
In this extract from the August 2013 issue, Colin Carr, Professor of Cello at the Royal Academy of Music, shares his thoughts on using the technical studies to create fluidity in music making
What do violinists Sarah Chang and Hilary Hahn keep in their instrument cases?
Ever wondered what players keep in their instrument cases, apart from their Strads? We talk to some well-known performers to discover the secrets they hold
How breaking a thumb saved cellist Colin Carr's career
The international cello soloist and chamber musician describes how a cycling accident forced him to rethink the way he played
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Survival tips for touring musicians
International tours bring a wealth of opportunities for discovering new cultures and audiences – along with less pleasant experiences such as jet lag and homesickness. Sarah Mnatzaganian asks string players for their travel tips
Hétu: Complete Chamber Music for Strings
The Strad Issue: June 2015 Description: Chamber works by a French-trained Canadian composer Musicians: New Orford Quartet, Steven Dann (viola) Colin Carr (cello) Timothy Hutchins (flute) Composer: Hétu This vividly recorded CD gathers the complete chamber music for strings – spanning almost half a century – of ...