Violinists: the incredible Maxim Vengerov has this advice, just for you

22 September 2016, 17:26

Maxim Vengerov is one of the world’s very best violinists. Ahead of his performance at this month’s Classic FM Live, we asked him to share his top tip for getting the most out of practice and the piece of advice he’d give to all aspiring musicians

Vengerov is one of today’s great virtuosos – known for wrestling with the warhorse concertos of the classical world, from Tchaikovsky to Brahms.

Ahead of his performance at Classic FM Live (you can listen to the whole concert here), we spoke to Maxim about how to get the most out of practise, how to tackle those pesky nerves and the best piece of advice he's ever been given.

Here's what he had to say.

Maxim, can you share with us your top tip for getting the most out of your practice?

And what's your advice for tackling those pesky pre-performance nerves?

Finally, what's the one piece of advice you'd give to all aspiring musicians?