Bohdan Warchal, from the strings company Warchal, shows some of the most important innovations presented at Cremona Musica 2019.



During Cremona Musica 2019 Hamberger exhibited its new magnetic soundpost system.



The Belgian luthier Luc Deneys talks about his violins and his career started 45 years ago precisely in Cremona, where now he opened his new workshop.


The Russian musicologist Roman Berchenko, a member of Cremona Musica's International media lounge, just published a review of the last edition of the fair on the website of Radio Orpheus, of which he is the deputy director. You can find the full article here.
Down here, a short preview from the full article, translated in English:
"Hundreds of exhibition booths turn into a sounding musical Universe, ringing with all timbres and colors. In combi...

The Croatian-born composer Zvonimir Stephen Nagy is the winner of the first edition of the Disklavier Composers Contest, thanks to his "Toccare virtualmente". After having listened to the five compositions of the finalists, the jury formed by Paolo Buonvino, Carlo Boccadoro, Stuart Isacoff, Gwilym Simcock and Fabio Vacchi has selected the winner during the final day of Cremona Musica.
In the final event a Yamaha Disklavier piano, which can repro...

During Cremona Musica 2019 the clarinetist Tommaso Lonquich is taking part in three events: an educational project, a masterclass, and a concert. Waiting to meet him, we made an interview to know what we should expect.

Maestro Lonquich, in your first appointment in Cremona Musica you will hold a chamber music seminar entitled "La voce in ascolto". How will it be carried out and to whom is it addressed?
I find that the human and artistic mode...

In 2019, as during the last editions, Cremona Musica is hosting not only the most important international artists and producers of musical instruments, but also the best of music dissemination. The International Media Lounge will host 31 Italian and foreign journalists, representing both specialized and general outlets.
31 journalists, writers, disseminators, that will tell what is happening at Cremona Musica, guaranteeing an internerational med...

Explora InLombardia supports the new edition of Cremona Musica International Exhibitions and Festival, the main international fair for high-quality instruments, organized every year in the “City of Violins” by CremonaFiere. The 2019 edition is taking place from 27 to 29 September at the Fair of Cremona.
Explora is the Destination Management Organization of Lombardy Region, created to promote local excellences and to drive the tourism strategy of...

Tommaso Galli is part of the third generation of Gallis running the company Gallistring, founded in 1890. After more than a century, the work is changed, but they are still among the top produces of string for musical instruments, especially for classical instruments. We talked with him about the next edition of the fair and their new product, “Overture”.
How did your company start?
Galli was founded in 1890 by Tommaso Galli sr who, more tha...

by Gloria Galbiati
On 28 September the Russian-Swiss pianist Konstantin Scherbakov will perform at Cremona Musica, during the Steinway Piano Festival. Wainting for his piano recital, we interviewed him to talk about his approach to music.
Maestro Scherbakov, we’re happy to listen to you for the Steinway Piano Festival. What do you love of a Steinway?
A Steinway grand piano is a unique instrument. The crown of the development of history of p...

by Miriana Soli
Andrea Rebaudengo is well known for his eclecticism. He was born in Pesaro in 1972, and even if he was classically trained he didn't get stuck in a tunnel vision of music. Be sure you're paying enough attention when he starts playing the piano: with his skills he can charme our hears with a classic sonata as well as with jazz improvisation, very hard to predict. On September 29 at 14.30 we'll listen to two pieces composed by Carl...

by Gloria Galbiati
A man with many different talents: pianist, radio host, writer, and more. But first of all, Luca Ciammarughi is a great friend of Cremona Musica. This year, on Saturday 28 September, he will be a member of the Media Lounge and is also presenting his new book about the Schubert’s last Sonatas. We interviewed him to talk about it.
Welcome back Maestro Ciammarughi! After one year you are again at Cremona Musica. What does thi...

Laura Moro, regular guest of Cremona Musica and editorial manager of Edizioni Curci, told us about the many novelties that they are bringing at Cremona and the events organized by the Italian publisher.
Which are the newest novelties in your catalog?
 Last July Edizione Curci acquired Edizioni Bèrben, a publisher of Ancona, that is renowned in the world because of its catalog with more than 5000 works, about composers like Mario Castelnuovo-...

by Francesco Bruno
The guitarist and songwriter Andrea Tarquini is among the organizers of two of the most awaited events of the Acoustic Guitar Village: "Corde & Voci d'Autore" and "New Sounds of Acoustic Music", both devoted to guitarists-songwriters. We interviewed him to have some previews.
The show “Corde & Voci d’Autore” is in memory of Stefano Rosso. You are particularly attached to this songwriter, are not you?
Corde & Voci d’Autore...

by Francesco Bruno
In the last years, the pianist Andrea Rucli has dedicated his work to the rediscovery Elisabeth von Schultz “Adaïewsky”, an important personality in the history of music, who was completely forgotten. Cremona Musica is hosting a special event about her, with Andrea Rucli and the soprano Cristina Del Tin. We talked with Maestro Rucli for some previews.
For many years Ella Adaïewsky was completely forgotten, and now she was ...