Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, cellist and founder of the Silk Road Project, is the cover star for our North America-themed issue, which includes reports on the Marlboro summer festival and the Lafayette Quartet. Hilary Hahn gives her thoughts on the Ives Sonata no.3 and there’s an interview with Joseph Silverstein of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Private string teachers have the luxury of not being compelled to plan their lessons. But, argues Philippa Bunting, thinking ahead can only bring advantages for both teacher and student
Two American violinist friends discuss pumpkin-hurling, high-temperature yoga and playing The Star-Spangled Banner for boxers