As part of the Dorothy DeLay Masterclasses, organised and directed by Dmitri Berlinsky, violinist Itzhak Perlman and his wife Toby Perlman, Founder of The Perlman Music Program, join Berlinsky for a discussion about the great violinists and what makes them so special.

Watch Prince Philip and the Queen listen to an Itzhak Perlman recital in 2007

Watch Itzhak Perlman pays a musical tribute to Beethoven for his birthday

Read Never practise for more than five hours per day, says violinist Itzhak Perlman