Vadim Repin performs Prokofiev's Violin Concerto no.2 on the Giuseppe Guarneri 'del Gesù', 'Lafont' violin, c.1736 with the Russian National Orchestra at the 2013 George Enescu Festival.

The instrument features in The Strad's 2015 calendar, 'Violins of the Stars', on sale now.

John Dilworth explores the stories and craftsmanship behind each of the twelve instruments showcased in the calendar in The Strad's October 2014 issue, out now.

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