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22/06/2017

Florian Leonhard helps Leonidas Kavakos secure a new Stradivarius

By Florian Leonhard Fine Violins

Florian Leonhard Fine Violins are delighted to have helped secure the 1734 ‘Willemotte’ Antonio Stradivari violin for our friend and world-renowned soloist Leonidas Kavakos.

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16/06/2017

Florian Leonhard Fine Violins take rare instruments to the Texas Music Festival

By Florian Leonhard Fine Violins

Florian Leonhard and Jonathan Solars are at the Texas Music Festival in Houston this weekend, exhibiting some of the world’s rarest instruments and giving a lecture on the meticulous process of violin authentication.

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17/01/2017

Florian helps reunite Sheku Kanneh-Mason with rare Amati cello

By Florian Leonhard Fine Violins

We were delighted to help permanently reunite Sheku Kanneh-Mason with the 1610 Amati cello he played to win the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year, with the help of a generous anonymous sponsor based in London.

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28/11/2016

VSA Double gold for Gabor Draskoczy

By Florian Leonhard Fine Violins

Gabor Draskoczy, who has worked for seven years as our head of new making under Florian’s direction here at Florian Leonard Fine Violins, has won double gold at the Violin Society of America’s 22nd International Competition.

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