Ending on Monday 15 October, the Tokyo Stradivarius Festival 2018 has brought together 21 of the finest Stradivari instruments from all over the world, together with some of the master’s tools and templates, an acoustic demonstration, and concerts performed on several of the instruments.
The preliminary rounds of the 10th edition of the triennial Joseph Joachim Violin Competition start on Saturday 13 October at 10am (German time). Bookmark this page to watch the live stream of the entire event.
The competition, which takes place over 16 days at the University of Music, Drama and
A violin which belonged to a soldier who died in the trenches of the Somme was featured in the premiere of The Great War Symphony by Patrick Hawes.
Written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, the symphony received its first performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall on
While the Cremonese making tradition has been well documented, that of neighbouring Brescia has remained mysterious. Evan Davenport examines the available evidence for clues to the working methods of the region