Maestro writes book on how to make moneymain
These are tough times for conductors, especially those without a steady job and a state salary.
So John Axelrod, former music director in Seville, has written a short book about the violin trade. ‘The subtitle: How a Stradivarius makes money and music.
He talks to big dealers and collectors and does not dodge the Machold scam which discredited much of the trade.
Better than beating time. Or, in Machld’s case, doing it.