Italian Viola and Bows

Exhibition in London

Visiting the exhibition

From the 1st - 20th November 2016, 10 - 6pm
Monday - Saturday

Visit the exhibition, view and play the violas, try the bows! All are available for purchase.

Contemporary viola making exhibition in London, featuring over 40 new Italian violas and 50 viola bows by the world’s finest living makers

From the 1st – 20th November 2016, 10 – 6pm , Monday – Saturday, Bishop instruments will host an exhibition of over 40 new Italian violas and 50 new viola bows by the world’s finest contemporary craftsmen.

From the capital of the viola making world, Cremona, Italy we host the “Antonio Stradivari Consortium of violin makers” who represent over 75 living makers as well as other Italian makers personally chosen by our director, Sean Bishop. Running alongside this will be a viola bow exhibition of the world’s finest bow makers, including Noel Burke, Jean-Pascal Nehr, Eric Grandchamp, Pierre Guillaume to name but a few.

Italian Viola Makers

  • Members of the  Consortium of Violin makers “Antonio Stradivari”:

  • Diego Alberto Serrano
  • Svetlina Andreeva
  • Marcello Villa
  • Matteo Heyligers
  • Ricardo Bergonzi
  • Luca Baratto
  • Stefano Conia
  • Consortium of Violin makers
  • Pablo Farias
  • Michele Ferrari
  • Andrea Varazzani
  • Stefano Trabucchi
  • Angelo Sperzaga
  • Andrea Schudtz
  • Pasquale Sardone
  • Carlos Roberts
  • Im Dong Pil
  • Mina Mazzolari
  • Robert Gasser
  • Leonidas Rafaelian

More violas by Italian Master violin makers including:

  • Alessandro Tossani
  • Giuseppe Arre
  • Maurizio Tadioli
  • Francesco Piasentini
  • Filippo Fasser
  • Michel Eggimann
  • Marco Anedda
  • Primo Pistoni
  • E & C Marino
  • Yael Rosenblum
  • E.Scrollavezza & A.Zanre
  • Luca Primon
  • Alessandro Scandroglio
  • Jens G Johansson
  • Alessandro Ciciliati
  • Davide Sora
  • Roberto Collini
  • Adriano Spadoni
  • Daniele Scolari
  • Martin Sonnenberg
  • Marco Piccinotti
  • Daniele Ciaccio
  • Alessandro Di Matteo

Viola Bow Makers

  • Noel Burke
  • Paul Sadka
  • Jean Pascal Nehr
  • Peter Oxley
  • Gary Leahy
  • Pascal Camurat
  • Sylvain Bigot
  • Pascal Camurat
  • Jean Luc Tauziede
  • Martin Devillers
  • Eric Grandchamp
  • Robert Pierce
  • Pierre Guillaume
  • Emmanuel Begin
  • Robert Morrow
  • Ole Kanestrom
  • Lee Guthrie
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