All Wagner articles
Renaud Capuçon: Un Violon à Paris
A tasteful and gorgeously performed collection of smooth violin sweetmeats
Ophélie Gaillard: Cellopera
Cellist takes centre stage to perform wordless operatic arias
From the archive: how to annoy a great composer
In an extract from his memoirs, published in The Strad, January 1914, orchestral violinist William Quirke recalls Richard Wagner's arrival in London in 1877 for a series of concerts of his own work
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major op.61, Leonore Overture no.3. Wagner: Siegfried Idyll*
The Strad Issue: January 2006 Musicians: Leonid Kogan (violin) RAI Symphony Orchestras, Turin & Rome*, Rudolf Kempe (conductor) Composer: Beethoven, Wagner Whereas Heifetz never plumbed the depths of the Beethoven Concerto and Oistrakh rarely did so, Leonid Kogan seemed to have the measure of it from the ...
William Primrose – Viola Transcriptions. Zimbalist: Sarasateana. Plus arrangements of works by Borodin, Schubert, Beethoven, Wagner, Aguirre/Heifetz, Valle/Heifetz, Paganini, Villa-Lobos, Bizet, Tchai
The Strad Issue: January 2006 Musicians: Roberto Díaz, Robert Koenig Composer: Zimbalist, Borodin, Schubert, Beethoven, Wagner, Aguirre/Heifetz, Valle/Heifetz, Paganini, Villa-Lobos, Bizet, Tchaikovsky & Brahms-(transc. Prmirose) William Primrose, in Yehudi Menuhin’s words ‘the first star of the viola’, was fond of peppering his concert programmes with short virtuoso ...