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antonio stradivari: the complete works (en)
After seven years of research led by an internationally renowned team, Beares Publishing, in partnership with J. & A. Beare will unveil 'Antonio Stradivari: The Complete Works' in autumn 2022. The publication documents every known instrument ever made by Antonio Stradivari, featuring uniquely detailed provenances, stunning photography, and scholarly essays, all printed to the finest technical standards. Charlotte Gardner speaks with Anna Saldadze, Beares Publishing Editorial Director, and renowned luthier Robert Brewer Young, about the ambitious project.

Antonio Stradivari: The Complete Works builds on the sum of existing research, including the works of Herbert Goodkind and Ernest Doring, and cross-references it with newly available information from the archives of the world’s most renowned dealers such as John Betts, W.E. Hill & Sons, Rembert Wurlitzer, Jacques Français, and J. & A. Beare. It also draws on the experience of collectors, dealers, colleagues and institutions who generously shared their records for this project. With six volumes, 2000 pages and nearly 900 instruments listed, the publication completes and supersedes all previously published sources. Publication date: Autumn 2022


Start your day off right with this series of interviews with some of today’s biggest names in classical music led by music journalist Charlotte Gardner (en) and ‘Radio Guy’ Charles Sigel (fr).  Breakfast is, after all, the most important meal of the day!  Coffee and croissant is included in your ticket price.