All Carlo-Bergonzi articles
Carlo Bergonzi was never a wealthy violin maker – but he still used the best-quality maple ever seen
Andrea Zanrè shows how his ‘Baron Knoop’ violin of 1735 displays an unmistakable personality despite the influence of Stradivari and his contemporaries
The Strad Calendar 2021: Carlo Bergonzi ‘Kreisler’ violin 1735
The ‘Kreisler’s characteristically thin yet intensely coloured varnish is in abundance
From the archive: a c.1720 violin by Carlo Bergonzi
John Dilworth examines an early violin by the Cremonese maker, which used to belong to Paganini. First published in the April 2006 issue
From the Archive: a violin by Michael Angelo Bergonzi, Cremona, 1757
This illustration of a violin by Michael Angelo Bergonzi was published in The Strad, January 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Five Bergonzis are known to have worked as violin makers in Cremona. Carlo, the founder of the family was active from the closing ...
Violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley purchases 1732 Bergonzi once owned by Nigel Kennedy
American violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley, leader of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, has purchased a 1732 violin by the Italian maker Carlo Bergonzi, a close associate of the workshops of Stradivari and Guarneri. The violinist spent over a year searching for a new instrument and tried out more than 50 ...