MICHELANGELO FOUNDATION FOR THE STRING CIRCLE

by Silvia Eccher Less than a year after its official launch, The String Circle, an innovative project devised by Le Dimore del Quartetto in collaboration with the Fondazione Museo del Violino Antonio Stradivari in Cremona, obtains the patronage of the Michelangelo Foundation.  A new important recognition that joins the fundamental[…]

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IL VIOLINO SVELATO

Interview with Stefano Trabucchi by Roberto Messina “Wanting to unravel the ‘mysteries’ of a violin is ancient desire. Not only that: very modern and contemporary.The latest step in this long quest of violin makers, musicians and musicologists is the volume “The Violin Unveiled – History, Techniques and Secrets of Italian[…]

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BOWS, THROUGHOUT HISTORY

By Silvia Eccher  “Il di lei esercizio, e studio principale deve esser l’arco in genere, cosiché ella se ne faccia padrona assoluta a qualunque uso o suonabile, o cantabile” So begins the letter sent in 1760 by Giuseppe Tartini to his pupil Maddalena Lombardini Sirmen. The celebrated composer highlights with[…]

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WOMEN IN LUTHERIE

Women and violin making – once and now By M° Ulrike DedererViolin Maker – Zürich Looking back in history it seems like for centuries violin making was a male craft and art. We find no original labels in violins bearing a female name well into the 20th century. But is[…]

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THE FIRST MASTER LUTHIERS OF THE NETWORK

Thank you to the first eleven Master Luthiers that have joined The String Circle, the first netwrok enhancing the high-quality lutherie and supporting the career of young musiciand in a circular economy. DISCOVER MORE Luca Baratto (Cremona, Italy): In 2001 Luca left the famous Prosecco Hills of Valdobbiadene to follow[…]

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THE STRING CIRCLE, PRESS CONFERENCE

Wednesday, April 6th 2022, 12 pm – Museo del Violino, Cremona PRESS CONFERENCE The String Circle, the first network enhancing the high-quality lutherie and supporting the career of young musicians in a circular economy, is officially launched. The new project conceived by Le Dimore del Quartetto and promoted in collaboration[…]

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