All Pressenda articles

  • 2223_millennium_stage_april_1600x900_4.21_nso

    Details of Gianandrea Noseda’s instrument loan scheme revealed


    The conductor is loaning out instruments from his own collection to members of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington DC, which he conducts

  • Mystery 13.4

    From the archive: a c.1845 violin by Pressenda


    Recent research shows that Giovanni Francesco Pressenda worked as a farmer before turning his hand to instrument making. In this article from the April 2005 issue, Alberto Giordano examines a late c.1845 violin

  • Mystery-8_5_15

    From the Archive: a cello by Pressenda, Turin, 1828


    This illustration of a cello by Pressenda was published in The Strad, June 1970. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Although a number of fine violins by Pressenda have been illustrated in this journal, the splendid violincello featured this month is the first by this ...

  • Gradoux-Matt

    New York dealer to pay $325,000 to settle legal dispute with violinist


    New York violin dealer Emmanuel Gradoux-Matt has agreed to pay $325,000 to a violinist who sued him for allegedly losing her instrument while it was on consignment. South Korean violinist Kyung-Ah Yang had been seeking $400,000 in damages to compensate for the loss of her 1837 J.F. Pressenda, as well ...