EPISODE 1: Joshua Bell & Harvey de Souza
Acclaimed soloist Joshua Bell discusses music, life and lock-down with old friend and colleague, Harvey de Souza, leader of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Presented by Simon Morris.
EPISODE 2: Paul Cassidy of the Brodsky Quartet
Simon Morris chats with Paul Cassidy on growing up in Northern Ireland as the youngest of 16 children and what it’s like to be part of a successful quartet for over 40 years.
EPISODE 3: Sir Michael Hill
Simon chats with Sir Michael Hill about his early days as a violin player, his violin competition, his astounding success in business, and his unique philosophy on life.
EPISODE 4: Alan Gilbert
Conductor and violinist, Alan Gilbert chats to Simon about growing up in a family of violinists and his thoughts on life and music as a conductor during these unprecedented times.
EPISODE 5: Richard Tognetti & Satu Vänskä
Richard Tognetti, the artistic director and lead violin of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and Satu Vänskä, the orchestra’s principal violin speak with Simon about the extraordinary range of work as musicians and composers.
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