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The musicians of the Tetzlaff Quartet discuss balancing chamber playing with busy individual careers – and recording their first Beethoven album after 25 years together. We publish English translations of letters by violinist Pablo Sarasate for the first time, and top soloists discuss working with conductors. There is also an article on bows from the courts of Napoleons I and III.
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.