Itzhak Perlman gives us his five ultimate pro-tips for practising

Itzhak Perlman is one of today’s greatest violinists – so who better to ask for advice on how to get the most out of your practice and tackling nerves? We spoke to the brilliant musician in London’s Savoy Hotel, ahead of the UK leg of his European tour.

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How long do you need to practise?

This is a question people discuss a lot and the answer is reassuringly not “12 hours a day – in fact, why are you reading this instead of practising right now.”

Itzhak Perlman's advice on how much to practise

We asked the legendary Itzhak Perlman for some pro-tips. Here's the first, on how much to practise…

Posted by Classic FM on Friday, 8 April 2016



How do you get the most out of your practice?

It’s all about quality not quantity, as Itzhak explains.

Itzhak Perlman's advice on how to practise

We asked Itzhak Perlman for his tips on how to practise. In a nutshell? Slowly.

Posted by Classic FM on Friday, 8 April 2016



What about nerves? How does a violinist of Itzhak’s stature tackle them?

Because even today’s greatest violinist can get an attack of pre-concert butterflies.

Itzhak Perlman's tips on tackling nerves

Itzhak Perlman's tips on how to tackle those pesky pre-concert nerves:– filmed at London's Savoy Hotel

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What tip would he give to someone trying to build a career?

Here’s what he told us.

Itzhak Perlman's best piece of advice

We asked Itzhak Perlman for his best piece of advice. Here it is: – filmed at London's Savoy Hotel

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 And what’s the best piece of advice he’d give to a young musician?

Itzhak Perlman's advice for young musicians

What advice would Itzhak Perlman give to music students? Here's his answer

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Itzhak Perlman speaks exclusively to Charlotte Green this Sunday, 10th April, at 3pm and join David Mellor on Monday at 8pm when he talks to Itzhak about his favourite music.

To find out where you can hear Itzhak Perlman performing live, visit his website.

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