Sala 9 – friends of Stradivari

HellierSince 2009 the Fondazione Stradivari has promoted the “friends of Stradivari” network, a worldwide web of people who play, collect, study or simply love the old Cremonese stringed instruments Within this cultural project, violins made by Stradivari, Amati, Guarneri and  Storioni belonging to public and private collections are temporarily displayed in Cremona where they can be admired and listened to in moving and unique concerts.

Instruments on exhibition

Andrea Amati – violino “Carlo IX”, 1566 c.
(collezione privata)

Antonio Stradivari – chitarra ”Sabionari”, 1679
(collezione famiglia Domenichini) 

Antonio Stradivari – violino “The Hellier”, 1679
(Evelyn & Herbert Axelrod Fine Instruments Collection)

Antonio Stradivari – violoncello “Chigiano”, 1682
(collezione Chigi-Saracini)

Antonio Stradivari – mandolino coristo, 1700/1710
con custodia originale
(collezione Beare Violins LTD)

Antonio Stradivari – violino “Lam- ex Scotland University”, 1734
(The Sau-Wing Lam Collection)

Giuseppe Guarneri “del Gesù” – violino ” Principe Doria”,1734
(collezione privata)

Lorenzo Storioni – violino, 1770-1780 c.
(collezione privata)