Katinka Kleijn and Lia Kohl perform Water on the Bridge, a devised theatre and music piece, in and around the Eckhart Park pool in Chicago.
From a Turinese maker with a relatively short but successful career, from which only a handful of instruments survive, comes this elegant cello. Article by Simon Morris
Viola da gamba belonging to Myrna Herzog is back in action after year-long restoration at Shlomo Moyal’s Jerusalem workshop
A factory in the Fiemme valley has launched a crowdfunding effort to enable it to quadruple its processing capacity before the wood deteriorates
Roland Baumgartner examines a violin representing a free interpretation of the work of Guarneri ‘del Gesù’, by J.B. Vuillaume’s younger brother [click ‘+’ to zoom]
These photos were taken at the performance on German Unity Day, 3 October, at Berlin’s Brandeburg Gate
Carlo Chiesa takes a look at a viola which makes up in warm and powerful sound what it may lack in luxury materials [click ‘+’ to zoom]
John Dilworth explores an instrument that showcases the finest achievements of the Mittenwald school [click ‘+’ to zoom]
David Bonsey examines a study in unsurpassed elegance and technical mastery from the most successful maker and dealer of the 19th century [click ‘+’ to zoom]
In this article from the Strad’s June 2014 issue, Christopher Reuning examines an elegant masterpiece of delicacy and strength
A very fine and representative example from the most accomplished period of the grandfather of the modern Venetian school. Article by Roland Baumgartner, photos by Gertrud M. Reuter
The cello on which Pablo Casals made his landmark recordings was for a long time believed to be by Bergonzi, writes Philip Kass
Christopher Reuning looks at an instrument which could be confused with one by Tecchler, but is actually by the other great Roman cello maker
These photographs were taking at the Ryedale Festival as part of the ‘Triple Concert’ at Castle Howard, which features three different groups performing contrasting concerts in different parts of the building.
When the great violinist and teacher died in 2012, at the age of 94, these photos were included in our tribute to an extraordinarily long and celebrated career