Stories

Lisa Batiashvili

Bach & Beyond

Lisa Batiashvili is promoting Escaich concerto for violin and oboe By Laurence Vittes These days, among the array of young soloists clamoring for p... Read More...
Jessica Bodner

Address the Fundamentals

The practice of scales, arpeggios, and double-stops is integral to building a solid foundation About the Player:  Jessica Bodner is the violis... Read More...
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The Pablo

Pablo Casals’ 1733 Goffriller cello is the crown jewel of cellos By Martin Steinberg The contrasts are quite startling. Pablo Casals died in 1973, ... Read More...
Rachel Barton Pine

Pine’s Time

Rachel Barton Pine opens up about tackling Mozart, becoming a confident composer, and being a mom By Whitney Phaneuf Rachel Barton Pine  is living ... Read More...
Janine Jansen

Natural High

Janine Jansen is right at home both on her latest Bach CD and modern concerto premiere By Laurence Vittes As Dutch violinist Janine Jansen’s star h... Read More...
Colin Jacobsen

Knights Watch

A self-described ‘orchestra of friends’ continues to mature as a chamber-music force By Greg Cahill “In a certain sense, when we started out we did... Read More...
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Blurred Lines

Differences between auction houses and buyers blur as auctions gain popularity By Benjamin Hebbert For many watchers of the world of violin dealing... Read More...