The Beare's Podcast: Violin Stories

by J and A Beare

Players, collectors, patrons and makers of the violin and cello are featured in this wide-ranging podcast about stringed instruments. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E08 - Ralph Kirshbaum

    S01 E08 - Ralph Kirshbaum

    Simon Morris chats with renowned cellist and teacher Ralph Kirshbaum about the Piatigorsky Cello Festival, the arts of teaching and performing.

    35:10
  • S01 E07 - Peter Greiner and Robert Young

    S01 E07 - Peter Greiner and Robert Young

    Simon discusses the art of violin making with acclaimed luthiers Peter Greiner and Robert Young.

    37:12
  • S01 E06 - Jonathan Moulds and Steven Smith

    S01 E06 - Jonathan Moulds and Steven Smith

    Simon Morris speaks with his colleague violin expert, Steven Smith, and violin collector, philanthropist and eminent banker Jonathan Moulds CBE about the value of instruments to both the player and the investor.

    29:57
  • S01 E05 - Richard Tognetti and Satu Vänskä

    S01 E05 - Richard Tognetti and 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 Morris about their extraordinary range of work as musicians and compos...

    34:37
  • S01 E04 - Alan Gilbert

    S01 E04 - Alan Gilbert

    Conductor and violinist, Alan Gilbert, chats to Simon Morris about growing up in a family of violinists and his thoughts on life and music as a conductor during these unprecedented times.

    34:23