All louis spohr articles

  • 23_10_15

    From the Archive: a violin by J.B. Guadagnini, Turin, 1780, the ‘Louis Spohr’


    This illustration of the ‘Louis Spohr’ Guadagnini was published in The Strad, March 1962. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: The J.B. Guadagnini illustrated is one of the finest specimens of this maker’s Turin works in existence. Like the best Guadagnini violins of the Turin ...

  • David_Castro_Balbi

    French violinist scoops five prizes at Louis Spohr Violin Competition


    David Castro-Balbi of France has won a clutch of awards at the recent International Louis Spohr Competition for Young Violinists held at The Liszt School of Music in Weimar, Germany. The 19-year-old violinist (pictured) was awarded the first prize in category 3 of the competition, for players born between 1995 ...