All memory articles

  • Laurinel Owen

    Should soloists always perform music from memory?


    Pointless and terrifying, or essential for musical communication? Playing without the music arouses some strong opinions, finds Laurinel Owen

  • Norwegian_Chamber_Orchestra1

    Norwegian Chamber Orchestra dances its way through Grieg


    The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra gives a choreographed performance of the Gavotte from Grieg's Holberg Suite at the Norwegian Opera in 2012.Read The Strad’s article, ‘Playing by Heart’, about the increasing number of orchestras performing from memory in the August 2015 issue, out now.Subscribe to The Strad or download ...