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The Red Violin Comes To London


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Elizabeth Pitcairn†violin
Louise Thomas piano

Beethoven†- Kreisler†- Saint-SaŽns†

The historic violin was crafted in 1720 by Antonio Stradivari, who lovingly made his instruments in his small shop in Cremona, Italy centuries ago, and remains the most famous violin maker of all time.

Not long after its creation, the instrument appeared to vanish from the radar screen; no one knows where or to whom the violin belonged for more than 200 years, leading any number of historians, writers, journalists, critics as well as Canadian filmmaker, Francois Girard, to speculate on the violin's mysterious history. Girard's imaginative speculations became the narrative for his beloved film, "The Red Violin."

When
  • 7.30pm
  • £15
Where

1901 Arts Club
7 Exton Street, London, SE1 8UE
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