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Itzhak Perlman

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

Benedetti Tchaikovsky masterclass

Nicola Benedetti: 'Tchaikovsky really captured the drama of what a virtuoso can do'

John Brunning

‘You have to write for yourself, ultimately’– we asked a composer to share his four top tips

Ravel Left Hand Piano Concerto Jean-Efflam Bavouze

'When I play Ravel’s Left Hand Concerto my goal is to make it sound like I have THREE hands'

Antonio Pappano's tips for young conductors

‘Don’t be satisfied with being a big fish in a small pond’: Antonio Pappano’s 5 tips for musicians