Teaching

LeonBoschMasterclass

Debate

Opinion: Wise words

2020-09-20T08:50:00+01:00

Masterclasses should be special forums in which great artists impart the insight and knowledge they have acquired over a lifetime, writes double bassist Leon Bosch

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Focus

Sightreading is a skill that should be taught early

2020-09-11T14:06:00+01:00

A student’s earliest engagement with note reading is the right time to introduce sightreading, argues Naomi Yandell

Current issue

The Strad October 2020 issue

October

The Strad’s October issue features Japanese-American violinist Midori, who speaks about performing contemporary music, recording Beethoven and dedicating herself to social causes. We also talk to Italian luthiers about adjusting to working in the time of Covid-19 and examine the rise of the viola in Georgian Britain. Plus, the Life Lessons of violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja.

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