All Carlo-Bergonzi articles
Carlo Bergonzi was never a wealthy violin maker – but he still used the best-quality maple ever seen
Born almost 40 years after Stradivari, Carlo Bergonzi completed several of the master maker’s instruments after his demise. Andrea Zanrè shows how his ‘Baron Knoop’ violin of 1735 displays an unmistakable personality despite the influence of Stradivari and his contemporaries
The ‘Kreisler’s characteristically thin yet intensely coloured varnish is in abundance
John Dilworth examines an early violin by the Cremose maker, which used to belong to Paganini. First published in the April 2006 issue
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 ...
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 ...