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The Contemporary Violin Makers of Cremona

October 3, 2017 - October 31, 2017

2017 Exhibition & Sale, Los Angeles

The Metzler Violin Shop in Glendale, California, and the Consorzio Liutai “Antonio Stradivari” of Cremona, Italy are sponsoring an exhibition and sale of professional contemporary violins, violas and cellos from Cremona through the entire month of October, 2017, with a weekend of special musical events highlighting these instruments on October 6, 7 & 8.  All instruments will be available for viewing and playing by the public on October 6, 7, and 8 between the hours of 10am and 6pm, as well as through the rest of the month by appointment.  Instruments will be sold on a first come basis.

Special events:

October 6 – 8, 10 am to 6 pm:

All-day viewing of contemporary Cremonese violins, violas and cellos, with opportunity to play on and purchase these instruments.  (Please RSVP here)

Saturday October 7, 2:30 pm:

Opening Reception and Instrument Viewing with Proseco, music, and refreshments.  (Please RSVP here)

Saturday October 7, 7:30 pm:

Violin Tonal Comparisons, with violinist Martin Beaver, first violinist of the Tokyo String Quartet.  (Please RSVP here)

Sunday October 8, 7:30 pm:

Cello and Viola Tonal Comparisons, with cellist Robert deMaine, principal cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Dale Hikawa Silverman, Acting Principal Violist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.  (Please RSVP here)

October 3 through October 31:

Make an appointment for a private viewing of these instruments during our work hours.  (Tuesday through Saturday from 10 to 6)  (Please RSVP here)


October 3, 2017
October 31, 2017
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Metzler Violin Shop


Metzler Violin Shop
604 S. Central Avenue
Glendale, CA 91204 United States
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