‘I give you a little trick because I like you! My second finger is the leader – like Mrs Thatcher, it’s an Iron Finger’ French cellist Paul Tortelier gives a masterclass at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester for the BBC in 1987. Performing the concerto is ...
In the first of a new blog series for The Strad celebrating Thomastik-Infeld’s 100th anniversary, the Austrian string manufacturer’s director of engineering and technology, Franz Klanner, gives his recommendations for players who find their strings corroding too quickly
From Dutch broadcaster Avrotros comes this video of Ray Chen performing Kreisler’s Tambourin Chinois with Amsterdam Sinfonietta, lead by Candida Thompson.
Filmed on 17 February 2019 at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
The Quartet Gerhard perform the first movement of Brahms’s String Quartet in A minor no.2.
The Barcelona-based group comprises Lluís Castán Cochs, (violin), Judit Bardolet Vilaró (violin), Miquel Jordà Saún (viola) and Jesús Miralles Roger (cello).