Did some master classes with Ivry Gitlis.
Did lots of recording of Gitlis in live concerts.
Plenty of sports injuries & lots of hard work to recover from them, then largely self taught.
Last "pupil" of CNRS acoustician Prof Othon Schneider "Primus"-Strasbourg University
Sound engineering, theory and recording.
Big inspirations in life:-
"never be ashamed of a good tune"
Played under his unforgettable conducting at age 16.
Jon Vickers as Tristan in 1978.
Sergiu Celibidache, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Adolf Busch, Heifetz, Kogan, Sir Geraint Evans, Gundula Janowitz & some others.