anne-sophie mutter

If you ask the right questions, the violin will be a mate for life...these Stradivari violins have the amazing capacity to keep the substance of their sound, even when playing at the quietest pianissimo'

German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter speaks about the very special quality of her own ‘Lord Dunn-Raven’ Strad from 1710 and of Stradivari violins in general, in this clip filmed by the Czech Philharmonic.

Watch: Anne-Sophie Mutter performs solo Bach on the ‘Lord Dunn-Raven’ Stradivarius