’It’s the sound that inspired Schumann and Schubert and Chopin…’

Our March 2021 cover star Francesca Dego speaks about performing on Paganini’s ‘Il Cannone’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ of 1743 - and shares clips of herself playing the rarely accessed instrument, on which she has made a recording for Chandos.

Read: ‘The violin’s dressing room was bigger than mine’ - Francesca Dego on playing Paganini’s ‘Il Cannone’

Read: Francesca Dego: chance of a lifetime