‘How many repairers encountered smashed cello necks?’ - Letters to the editor April 2024


A selection of letters The Strad receives each month from its readers around the world: April 2024 issue


I wholeheartedly agree with Alexandra Gorski’s piece about the value of back-desk orchestral players (Opinion, March 2024). I’ve led a charmed life as a musician, been very lucky and worked tremendously hard. There have been national music festivals where I’ve sat in the middle or rear of the section, and always found it a rewarding and revelatory experience…

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