Nazrin has had the privilege to play on a valuable collection of violins by Antonio Stradivari & Guarneri del Gesu
1666 'Ex-Back'* - Solo Recital at the Royal Academy of Music, 2003 With Julian Perkins harpsichord
c.1685 'Sauret' *** - Featured on volumes 2-4 (Nos. 8-24) of the Naxos releases of Émile Sauret's 24 Études Caprices, op.64 (2018-2020) and in live performances below:
Unique pairing of Émile Sauret's c. 1685 Stradivari violin with Sir Edward Elgar's James Tubbs, 1878 violin bow ****
1699 'Crespi' * - Live from FeMusa's concert at St. John's Smith Square, 2010 With Louise Winter mezzo soprano and FeMusa Orchestra - Début album of works by Leopold Godowsky, recorded on this violin, with pianist, Roderick Chadwick. Released on Naxos in 2013.
1707 'Castelbarco' * - 'Duologue' - Masters Final with Jimin Lee harp
- Recital with Kit Armstrong (piano)
1711 'Parke' - Live from a recording session for experimental and research purposes (recordings coming soon)
1718 'Maurin' * - This violin was kindly lent for the Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition in 2005. Unfortunately, no recordings survive.
c.1720 'Beechback' ** - Live from the Godowsky CD Launch at the Wigmore Hall, 2013
Guarneri del Gesu ** 1737 'Turkish' - Live from recording session in Wales, 2014 The violin can be heard on Nazrin's second CD for Naxos
* Kindly loaned by the Royal Academy of Music ** Kindly loaned by Beare Violins Ltd., *** Kindly loaned by John Ludlow **** 'Sauret's c.1685 Stradivari violin (courtesy of John Ludlow) and the 'Elgar' bow (courtesy of Ben Hebbert)