On Tuesday, September 25 at 11:30 AM in Milan, in the Palazzo Visconti Teatrino, was the preview presentation to the Milanese press and public of a collaborative project between Bracco Foundation, the municipality of Cremona and the Violin Museum.

It described the purchase, study, analysis and restoration of Lorenzo Storioni’s 1793 “Piccolo” violin with art, music, youth training and scientific research.
Speakers: Diana Bracco, of Bracco Foundation; Gianluca Galimberti, Mayor of Cremona; Gabriele Barucca, Superintendent APAB of Cremona, Lodi and Mantova; Massimiliano Guido, Pavia University; Fausto Cacciatori, Violin Museum; Marco Malagodi and Claudia Invernizzi, Arvedi laboratory, Pavia University. Moderator Andrea Penna, Rai Radio 3. 

A love story to discover and recover a small pearl of Cremona violin making that returns to its ancient splendour.



  • Useful information

    Tuesday 25 September 2018, 11.30 - 12.30

    Milan, Teatrino in Visconti Palace

    Via Cino del Duca 8 - 20122 Milan


  • The project

    The “Piccolo” Storioni violin gets a new lease of life with art, science and training

    The “Piccolo” violin made by Lorenzo Storioni in 1793 is the subject of a complex and structured intervention with the acquisition, study, analysis, restoration and display to the public of a refined pearl of Cremona violin making, thanks to a partnership between Bracco Foundation, the municipality of Cremona and the Violin Museum as one of the activities co-ordinated by the Violin Making Cultural District.

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