Watch cellist Pablo Ferrández in this video of an open practice session. Ferrández shares his tips on how to understand and steer your way through the harmonies of Bach’s famous prelude, laying the foundation for a uniquely expressive interpretation.

Watch: Pablo Ferrández and Kian Soltani perform Paganini’s Caprice no.24

Watch: Comparing Stradivari and Guarneri cellos with Pablo Ferrández

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