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Minnesota Orchestra tours to Cuba
The Minnesota Orchestra performed in Havana, Cuba this month ― the first major American...
From the Archive: a Dominicus Montagnana cello, Venice 1735
Dominicus Montagnana is justly considered to have been the finest of the many...
From the Archive: an Alexander Despine violin, Turin 1828
This illustration of an Alexander Despine violin was published in The Strad, July...
From the Archive: a cello by Pressenda, Turin, 1828
This illustration of a cello by Pressenda was published in The Strad, June...
The Strad: May 1890
Hungarian-born violinist Joseph Joachim graced the cover of The Strad's very first issue,...
From the Archive: a violin by Benjamin Banks, Salisbury, late 18th century
This illustration of a violin by Benjamin Banks was published in The Strad,...
From the Archive: a violin by Tomasso Balestrieri, 1756
From the Archive: the ‘Doria’ Maggini violin
Quad City Symphony Orchestra launches ‘100 Years, 100 Cellos’
From the Archive: a violin by J.B. Guadagnini, Parma 1769
From the Archive: a violin by Luigi Fabris of Venice
From the Archive: a double bass by Francesco Ruggeri, 1679
From the Archive: a violin by Hendrik Jacobs, 1704
Moscow Camerata Chamber Orchestra presents ‘Five Great Violins’
From the Archive: a Joseph Rocca violin, 1836
From the Archive: a cello by Gennaro Gagliano of Naples
From the Archive: a violin by Antonio Gragnani
From the Archive: a violin by Francesco Rugeri, Cremona, 1678
From the Archive: a violin by J.B. Guadagnini
Simon Rattle conducts the first Young Orchestra for London
From the Archive: a violin by Joseph Guarnerius, filius Andreae
From the Archive: Antonio Stradivarius ‘Goddard’ violin, Cremona, 1686