12 cover stars from The Strad 2013

January Félix Lajkó – the boundary-busting horse-whispering fiddler from Hungary

February Alisa Weilerstein – Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations

March the Calder Quartet – Beethoven's String Quartet op.95 

April Christian Tetzlaff – Mozart Violin Concerto no.4

May Tabea Zimmermann – Bartók Viola Concerto

June Raphael Wallfisch on his 1865 Vuillaume cello

July Jordi Savall – Lachrimae Caravaggio

August David Aaron Carpenter – Piazzolla's Primavera Porteña

September Bruno Giuranna masterclass – Brahms's Sonata for Viola and Piano in F minor op.120 no 1

October Pablo Casals – Bach Cello Suite no.1

November Joshua Bell – Beethoven Violin Concerto

December Anne-Sophie Mutter – Beethoven 'Kreutzer' Sonata

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