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Tasmin Little plays Enescu’s Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 25 ‘in Romanian Folk Style’ (Arr. for Orchestra by Valentin Doni) with the Orchestre De Chambre Pelléas Enescu Festival, conducted by Benjamin Levy.
The Strad’s September issue features British violinist Nicola Benedetti, who speaks about launching the Benedetti Sessions, her mass education project for string players of all ages. There’s an article by Leon Bosch about performing Bach’s Cello Suites on the double bass and an introduction to the twelve instruments featured in next year’s calendar, all taken from Norway’s Dextra Musica foundation. Plus, we pay tribute to the great Ida Haendel, who died in July at the age of 96.
Degrees is The Strad’s international guide to further education for string players. Find details of courses in 50 countries worldwide, including the main string teachers on each, to help you make an informed decision about where to study next.
String Courses is The Strad’s annual guide to short courses, masterclasses and workshops. Whether you are looking for double bass tuition in Texas or teacher training in Prague, you’ll find something for every interest, age, ability and budget here.
Detailed technical and musical guidance from some of today's leading violinists, violists, cellists and double bassists.
Top players introduce their chosen masterclass piece.
Sheet music marked up with the soloists' personal fingerings, bowing and musical ideas. Available when you purchase an issue or subscribe to The Strad. Print and digital options available.