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The magic of how a violin is created

The magic of how a violin is created

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in Italian

About your host

i am an expert violin maker who creates, for the last 20 years, violins completely by hand as in the 17th century. i am very good both in explaining as in entrataining people. i have made thousands of demonstrations for people interested in the matter and they always are left speachless. i am also a former professional musucian so at the end i play a bear new instrument so people can see how from…
Yael
Yael
Yael
Yael

What we’ll do

a brief introduction of italian history of violin making world, than a full demonstration of how the violin is made by hand, feeling and smeling violins special wood and varnishes in an authentique worshop in one of the most beautiful buildings of Turin. and at the end a short musical exhibition on the violin that was just made. it all takes about an hour, and i can make it in english, italian or…

What else you should know

an interactive demonstration of how a violin is made, exactly like in the 17th century. the possibility to touch the wood, smell the varnish, hear the sound. no need of previous knowledge.

Where you'll be

the experience willl take place at my own beautiful workshop, in on of the most central and charming squares of Turin, Piazza Savoia.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

More tips

an interactive demonstration of how a violin is made, exactly like in the 17th century. the possibility to touch the wood, smell the varnish, hear the sound. no need of previous knowledge.

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Yael
The magic of how a violin is created
New experience
$57/person
New experience
$57/person