Kimon Daltas is the online editor for The Strad.
The Berlin Philharmonic’s principal second violin for over 20 years has died aged 60 after an illness
The Dutch cellist, whose 1979 recording of the Bach Suites on gut strings was hugely influential, has died at 85
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South African-born double bassist Leon Bosch has held top orchestral posts and performed as a soloist on multiple international stages since arriving in the UK in 1982. But, as he tells Kimon Daltas, now is not the time to rest on his laurels, as new works and new challenges await
Spending 43 years in the rank and file of the orchestra, Epstein collected a treasure trove of stories and photographs
Menuhin protégé who in later years swapped fluidly between violin and viola, and whose career was punctuated by the thefts of two famous instruments
In 2014, when violin dealer Charles Beare introduced Steven Isserlis to a ‘box cello’ played in the trenches of the First World War, there was an instant connection. Isserlis has now recorded wartime works on the humble ‘holiday’ instrument, as he tells Kimon Daltas