Lyn Fletcher gives practical advice to help you perform the extensive violin solo in this Strauss masterpiece
When leading an orchestral work such as Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) you obviously need to be really well prepared. You must be familiar with the score and know your part well enough to be able to be flexible and to concentrate on other sections when necessary, because as leader you have to think about your responsibility not just to your own section, but also to the different parts of the orchestra…
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