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    Vadim Gluzman on the 1690 ‘Leopold Auer’ Stradivarius


    In this video from the Czech Philharmonic, Vadim Gluzman recalls meeting the ‘Leopold Auer’ Stradivari 21 years ago and how it feels to play the instrument which belonged to the great violin pedagogue who tauch Mischa Elman, Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein

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    Nikolaj Znaider discusses his Guarneri 'del Gesù'


    In this video for the Czech Philharmonic, Nikolaj Znaider talks about the 1741 ‘Kreisler’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ which he plays on extended loan by the Royal Danish Theater through the Velux Foundation and the Knud Højgaard Foundation. The instrument was owned by legendary Austrian violinist and composer Fritz Kreisler ...

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    Alisa Weilerstein gives cello masterclass at Prague's Rudolfinum


    You play much better in tune when you don't stare at the fingerboard. The brain should tell the fingers what to do. If you look at your fingers before your brain has had a chance to direct, you will reverse the process' Alisa Weilerstein gives a ...

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    Russian customs officials seize Czech Philharmonic concertmaster’s violin


    Josef Š paček failed to fill out the correct paperwork for his 1855 Vuillaume, according to officers

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    An inside view of the Czech Philharmonic with 24 GoPro cameras


    The Czech Philharmonic conducted by Manfred Honeck performs Richard Strauss's Tod und Verklärung in Dvorák Hall, Prague filmed with 24 GoPro cameras mounted on instruments, musicians and conductor. Subscribe to The Strad or download our digital edition as part of a 30-day free trial. To purchase ...