Art of Chamber Music

Find out more about the art, challenges and details of playing and studying chamber music


Peter Carter on why practice and Urtexts are over-rated


Catherine Manson


Catherine Manson on the delights and challenges of playing Haydn quartets




Shmuel Ashkenasi on achieving balance in quartet playing 


Ralph Kirshbaum


Ralph Kirshbaum offers advice for getting the most out of masterclasses


   David Waterman explains the most effective way of rehearsing and discusses the future of chamber music


Christoph Richter


Christoph Richter on how to find your voice as a chamber group


Credit: Hanya Chlala/ArenaPAL


Peter Cropper’s A–Z of chamber music