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210, 2021

2021 Annual meeting and Gala dinner of Friends of Stradivari

2 October 2021|Senza categoria|

2021 Annual Meeting e Gala Dinner of Friends of Stradivari

The annual meeting and Gala Dinner of Friends of Stradivari,  has taken place in the wonderful setting of the monumental courtyard of Palazzo Fodri in Cremona. Participants arrived from different Italian cities and from abroad. During the dinner Paolo Bodini, President of Friends of Stradivari and Virginia Villa, General Director of MdV, greeted and thanked the guest for their participation.

After dinner the President gave a short speech about the network’s activities and awarded the Gold and Silver members.

2209, 2021

Special concert with violin Stradivari “Lam ex Scotland” 1734 – in collaboration with Si-Yo Music

22 September 2021|Senza categoria|

1709, 2021

Award cerimony of XVI Triennale International violinmaking competition Antonio Stradivari

17 September 2021|Senza categoria|

Jury of the Triennale competition 2021 . On center President Paolo Bodini and General Director of Museo del Violino Virginia Villa. Below the Staff

Triennale Competition 2021

411, 2020

Stradiversity…but all together!

4 November 2020|Senza categoria|

On October 24th the “friends of Stradivari” annual meeting took place in the bautiful Aditorium Giovanni Arvedi.

Thanks to our “friends” support, over the past few years we were able to promote an incredible “hospitaity” project. Within this project we have organized exhibitions in our museum with rare instruments belonging to the Cremonese classical school, from all around the world. We also had exhibitions abroad (in Russia, USA…) with our instruments.

This year it was possible to attend to the event both in person and online, in order to include as many friends as possible, that due to the global health situation […]

909, 2020

A new violin at the Museo del Violino:Amaryllis Fleming, Girolamo Amati 1600c.

9 September 2020|Senza categoria|

On Saturday, September 5th , a new masterpiece has arrived at the Museo del Violino, Cremona.
In fact since last Saturday the five-stringed cello  Amaryllis Fleming, made by Girolamo Amati approximately in 1600. As you can gess from its name, it used to belong to Amaryllis Fleming, famous musician and English teacher, half-sister of James Bond author, Ian Fleming.
In the Fifties Fleming she studied Baroque Musique performance practice: she frequently played Bach’s Sixth Cello Suite on this cello. On Saturday, Octber 10th, at 12, in the Auditorium Giovanni Arvedi it will be played by the Dutch musician Jobine Siekman.
This instrument has the typical features of the instruments […]

1812, 2019

Violin beyond borders: Stradivari in Rijeka, Kresnik and Cremona

18 December 2019|Senza categoria|

The exhibition “Violin beyond borders: Stradivari in Rijeka- Kresnik and Cremona”, was opened on December 6th 2019 at the Maritime and History museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka, European Capital of Culture 2020, that promoted the exhibition in collaboration with the Museo del Violino, Cremona.

Starting from Franjo Kresnik, who lived both in Rijeka (Fiume) and Cremona, this exhibition focuses on the creative work and the search of this citizen of the world, whose 150° birth’s anniversary is observed this year,  and also remembers the years that preceded the opening of the Violin making school of Cremona and the Stradivarian celebrations […]

2111, 2019

A Guarneri violin at the Scala theatre: Premio Internazionale LOMBARDIA È RICERCA- giornata della ricerca in memoria di Umberto Veronesi- III edizione

21 November 2019|Senza categoria|

A Guarneri violin at the Scala theatre: Premio Internazionale LOMBARDIA È RICERCA- giornata della ricerca in memoria di Umberto Veronesi- III edizione

Once again one of our violins took part in the ceremony of Premio Internazionale LOMBARDIA É RICERCA (International Prize- Lombardy is research)- Research Day dedicated to the memory of Oncologist Umberto Veronesi, promoted by the Fondazione Umberto Veronesi and Regione Lombardia, at the Teatro alla Scala, Milano, November 8 2019. The prize was given to Doctor Guido Kroemer. The Jury awarded the first prize to his discovery of the […]

1211, 2019

Mexico: “Los Violines de Cremona: Stradivari, el Barroco y más allá “

12 November 2019|Senza categoria|

“Los Violines de Cremona: Stradivari, el Barroco y más allá ” exhibition in Puebla (Mexico) about the history of the Cremonese violinmaking tradition, organized by the Museo del Violino, was recently closed. The exhibition was opened at the beginning of last June in the extraordinary Museo Internacional del Barroco, a masterpiece by the famous architect Toyo Ito, opened in 2016 in Puebla, the capital of the state of the Mexican state of Puebla, a town founded by the Spanish in 1600, that now has 1.5 million inhabitants and wants to be the cultural capital of Mexico.

A delegation from Cremona – […]

1010, 2019

Reunion in Cremona. September 21st 2019-October 18th 2020

10 October 2019|Senza categoria|

Eight extraordinary instruments by the greatest violinmakers of the past and one special  bow attributed to Antonio Stradivari are on display at the Museo del Violino within the exhibition “Reunion in Cremona”. These masterpieces arrived at the Museo del Violino from the National Music Museum of Vermillion, South Dakota that will be renovated this year. The Museum chose Cremona, birthplace of these incredible instruemnts , to house them until the renovation work are done. 

The National Music Museum is the home of more than pieces and this is why they decided to renovate the museum and add to it a […]

907, 2019

New exhibition “Los violines de Cremona”

9 July 2019|Senza categoria|

On June 3 2019 in Puebla (Mexico) at the Museo Internacional del Barroco, was opened the exhibition “Los Violines de Cremona: Stradivari, el barroco y más allá”, by the Museo del Violino. The opening ceremony started with a performance on the famous violin “Marquis de Riviere” made by Antonio Stradivari in 1718, that arrived in Puebla thank within the “friends of Stradivari” network project.

The exhibition includes photos and videos of the town and of the Museum, is composed as well as 14 instruments that tell the history of Cremona and the five centuries of the Cremonese violinmaking tradition, of Andrea […]