What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? We asked some of the world’s best musicians to share their top tips

28 September 2016, 12:44

Best piece of advice

Conductor Antonio Pappano, guitarist Milos, baritone Benjamin Appl and sitar play Anoushka Shankar shared the best tips they’d ever been given – and here they all are, just for you.

Every year the world’s top musicians gather at the Gramophone Awards to celebrate the very best in classical music.

At this year’s ceremony, we quizzed each of them – including soprano Véronique Gens and Recording of the Year winner Igor Levit – about one piece of great advice they’d like to pass on.

Here’s the best pieces of advice from the world’s best classical musicians

And you can hear their tips for dealing with pre-performance nerves here

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