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Washington – Stradivarius night

The calendar of 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the United States was enriched with a new event. “Stradivarius Night” held at Villa Firenze, the residence of the Ambassador to Washington, offered a concert featuring two violins – the Ole Bull of 1687 and the Greffuhle of 1709 – the Herbert Axelrod viola of 1695 and the Marylebone violoncello of 1688. The exceptional event highlighted “not only the Italian musical tradition, but also the genius of masters such as Antonio Stradivarius”, commented Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero. Read more, in Italian