Acclaimed her fresh and emotionally direct playing, Dutch violinist Janine Jansen has become one of the most popular players of her generation. And as she releases her ‘dream disc’ of Beethoven and Britten’s Violin Concertos, Jansen takes a break to talk to Rebecca Franks about life at the top.
Also in the December issue, photographer Clive Barda shares the secret of taking iconic photographs of classical musicians, and pianist Leif Ove Andsnes talks to Daniel Jaffé about the challenge of bringing Musorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition into the world of modern art.
Plus your free cover CD features the first ever recording of Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto, played by Robert Soetens and a a performance of the same composer’s Violin Sonata No. 2 by the sensational Canadian violinist James Ehnes.