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Tokyo Stradivarius festival

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From October 9 to October 15, the TOKYO STRADIVARIUS FESTIVAL 2018 took place in Tokyo. The festival was organized in collaboration with the Museo del Violino and 21 Antonio Stradivari instruments were on display.

In Tokyo were displayed some important artifacts from Antonio Stradivari workshop from the Museo del Violino and two instruments that are usually dispalyed in the Museo within the friends of Stradivari project: the decorated violin Andrea Amati “Carlo IX” 1566 and the guitar Antonio Stradivari “Sabionari” 1679, that was played in a concert on October 13.

The members of the delegation from Cremona were: Paolo Bodini (President friends […]

28 November 2018|Senza categoria|

Il Museo del Violino and the Amici delle Serate Musicali

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Monday 15, February, the Museo del Violino and the Amici delle Serate Musicali, organized an event in the foyer of the Conservatory of Milan to present the Museo del Violino.

Many people participated to the meeting. A movie about the Museo del Violino has been shown.

The speakers were: Virginia Villa, General Director, President friends of Stradivari and Fausto Cacciatori, Curator of the collections of the Museo del Violino. They presented also a very rare instrument of the collection: the violin Lam-ex Collin, 1669, Nicolò Amati. The instrument is now displayed at the Museo del Violino, as part of the friends of Stradivari […]

2 February 2016|Senza categoria|

MIM Musical Instrument Museum

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MIM

In 2009 the Stradivari Foundation has launched the “ Friends of Stradivari” project, an international network bringing together people who possess, use or keep in custody instruments of the Cremonese classical violin making tradition, as well as people who study them, love them or just want to support he promotion and development of the violin making tradition from a cultural standpoint. Over the last few years more and more music lovers, collectors or museums have joined our network, thanks to their participation, it has been possible to promote many projects and especially […]

3 December 2015|Senza categoria|

A Prince at the Museum

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The violin “Prince Doria” 173420150922_121035-001, Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù, joined the collections of the Museo del Violino.
The violin belongs to a private collection and it’s now displayed in the museum as part of the “friends of Stradivari” project, a worldwide web of people who love the Cremonese violinmaking tradition. It is now  displayed in the “Treasure box” room.

The restorer and historian of violin making Gregg Alf, member of the Museo scientific board, presented the history of the instrument.
The earliest historical document for the Prince Doria “ del Gesù” goes back to […]

5 October 2015|Events, News|

A new Friend of Stradivari

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 la Galleria Estense affida a Cremona la viola contralto Girolamo Amati, 1625 ca.

sabato 25 ottobre, ore 11
Sala Conferenze del Museo del Violino – piazza Marconi 5, Cremona

intervengono
Stefano Casciu, soprintendente ai Beni Artistici e Storici di Modena e Reggio Emila
Davide Gasparotto, direttore della Galleria Estense
Fausto Cacciatori, conservatore delle Collezioni del Museo del Violino

La viola, di taglia piccola (il che la rende per dimensioni estremamente rara), fu eseguita dai fratelli Girolamo e Antonio Amati nel 1620, come conferma un’etichetta all’interno della cassa armonica. L’attribuzione alla bottega Amati, confermata dal modello della cassa, del riccio […]

3 December 2014|Press releases|

Cremona meets Moscow

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Cremona, 15 ottobre 2014 – Dal 17 al 21 ottobre importante missione del Museo del Violino di Cremona nella grande Russia, una delle terre più amanti della musica, che ha donato al mondo interpreti e compositori insuperabili. Il Museo Glinka di Mosca – il più importante museo musicale della Federazione Russa che custodisce, tra i molti tesori, anche numerosi strumenti ad arco della Scuola Cremonese appartenenti alla Collezione di Stato – sceglie come partner strategico il Museo del Violino, un unicum nel panorama internazionale, dove si racconta la storia di cinque secoli della liuteria cremonese, di recente riconosciuta dall’UNESCO […]

10 October 2014|Press releases|