On the Cover

Kronos Quartet

Special Focus: Strings 30th Anniversary

  • State of the Arts, with Rachel Podger, Kelly Hall-Tomkins, Sara Watkins, and more
  • State of the Craft, with Jonathan Cooper, Yung Chin, Peg Baumgartel, and more
  • 30 years, 30 faces

Features and Departments

  • Kronos Quartet: 50 for the Future
  • Bach Sonatas & Partitas: why is this music so enduring?
  • Interview with the New York Philharmonic’s violist, Cynthia Phelps
  • Tales of the Trade: Ned Steinberger
  • Your Instrument: role of wood grain in tone
  • What’s in the Case: Ralph Kirshbaum
  • On My Music Stand: Pat Kop (Patricia Kopatchinskaja)
  • My Studio: Emily Wright
  • For the Record: Neave Trio; Kishi Bashi
  • Letter From: Lara St. John on playing Red Violin live
  • Special Advertising Section: Holiday Gift Guide

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by September 16, 2016
  • Advertising materials due by September 23, 2016
  • Issue on sale November 8, 2016


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