The members of the Brodsky Quartet talk about their love of experimentation, and Maxim Vengerov discusses his return to performing after years away. There’s also a report on Scottish fiddling, a rtrospective on viola player Frederick Riddle, and an analysis of violins in 17th-century Dutch artworks. Plus, Mats Lindström’s tips on playing cello scales.
Learning the names of notes can be one of the first stumbling blocks for beginner pupils. But it doesn’t have to be
The husband-and-wife cellist and violinist discuss their different temperaments, their shared interest in world cuisine, and getting locked in a concert hall
The Cardiff-based double bass pedagogue explains why her students’ health is her biggest concern, in this interview from April 2012
A piece from our archive in which former concertmaster John Georgiadis, who died on Tuesday, tells Julian Haylock his memories of the London Symphony Orchestra
The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama professor shares her methods for teaching bass students