unnamed-11c.Aga Tomaszek

Masterclass: Beethoven Violin Sonata no.8, first movement

2024-04-17T08:21:00+01:00

Violinist Viktoria Mullova describes how knowledge of historical style, a sense of spontaneity and precise metronome work are crucial for pulling off this cheeky movement

Gary-Hoffman-2017-©-Bernard-Martinez_02_1300x1300

Masterclass: Beethoven Cello Sonata no.5, second and third movements

2024-04-03T08:10:00+01:00

Cellist Gary Hoffman considers the importance of context to understand and appreciate this work, written in 1815 during a period of isolation and difficulty for the composer

unnamed-11c.Aga Tomaszek

Masterclass: Beethoven Violin Sonata no.8, first movement

2024-04-17T08:21:00+01:00

Violinist Viktoria Mullova describes how knowledge of historical style, a sense of spontaneity and precise metronome work are crucial for pulling off this cheeky movement

Gary-Hoffman-2017-©-Bernard-Martinez_02_1300x1300

Masterclass: Beethoven Cello Sonata no.5, second and third movements

2024-04-03T08:10:00+01:00

Cellist Gary Hoffman considers the importance of context to understand and appreciate this work, written in 1815 during a period of isolation and difficulty for the composer

Steven Tenenbom

Masterclass: Steven Tenenbom, Schumann Märchenbilder

2024-02-07T09:32:00+00:00

The American viola soloist, chamber musician, and teacher explores how to find your own sense of character and flow in the first two contrasting pieces. From March 2019

Emiliano Loconsolo

Masterclass: Paul Neubauer on Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata - second and third movements

2023-11-08T09:48:00+00:00

Violist Paul Neubauer considers the merits of a more Classical interpretation for this often over-romanticised work

A. tamestit (credit eric larrayadieu) 6

Masterclass: Bach’s Cello Suite no.1 in G major arranged for viola

2023-10-11T09:00:00+01:00

Finding the correct articulation and paying close attention to the score is key to performing Bach’s masterpiece, in this guide by Antoine Tamestit

Roger Benedict

Masterclass: Beethoven’s Symphony no.3 in E flat major ‘Eroica’: viola part

2023-08-23T08:14:00+01:00

Roger Benedict provides practical tips for playing this cornerstone of the orchestral repertoire

Lynn Harrell main picture

Masterclass: Lynn Harrell on Beethoven’s Cello Sonata no.4

2024-01-31T10:03:00+00:00

Cellist Lynn Harrell considers challenges and contemporary concepts in the first movement of a sonata conceived entirely in the imagination of a deaf composer. From January 2019

Torleif Thedéen1, cr Nicolaj Lund

Masterclass: Torleif Thedéen on the Lalo Cello Concerto

2023-11-15T11:00:00+00:00

Cellist Torleif Thedéen discusses how to give a rhythmic, characterful performance of the first movement of this often-neglected work

Gary Hoffman

Masterclass: Brahms Cello Sonata in F major

2023-10-04T08:45:00+01:00

Cellist Gary Hoffman provides practical tips on interpreting this well-known piece, with reference to the composer’s Third Symphony — and his understanding of the human condition

Jean-Guihen-Queyras28

Masterclass: Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor op.85

2023-09-06T09:02:00+01:00

Cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras provides a detailed guide to performing this classic of the English repertoire

Edicson Ruiz 1

Masterclass: Hoffmeister’s Violone Concerto no.1 in E flat major

2023-09-27T09:00:00+01:00

Double bassist Edicson Ruiz provides help on Hoffmeister’s concerto with Viennese tuning

Orin

Masterclass: Ginastera’s Variaciones concertantes double bass solo

2023-06-14T10:46:00+01:00

Orin O’Brien gives practical advice to help capture the magic and mystery of this most musically satisfying of bass solos

NOHE9431

Masterclass: Dittersdorf Double Bass Concerto, K172

2018-09-24T13:41:00+01:00

Berlin Philharmonic bassist Edicson Ruiz advocates Viennese tuning and a period bow to bring out the best in this sonorous Classical work

LeonBosch

The Strad Masterclass: Leon Bosch on Dragonetti's 'Famous Solo' for double bass

2017-02-22T00:00:00+00:00

To say that repeated material always has to be played differently to make it interesting is a flawed interpretation of how we work as human beings' - double bassist Leon Bosch speaks about performing 'The Famous Solo' by Dragonetti to The Strad.