New book: The Archetypal Violins of Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù, now available. Pre-order today.

Florian looks forward with great excitement to being a jury member for this year’s Chieti Classica Cello Competition in Italy 20 – 22 July 2023. 

 Now in its 6th year, the International Music Festival in central Italy will also feature masterclasses in violin, cello, saxophone, and piano from May to August 2023.  It is a wonderful opportunity to learn from some of the world’s most renowned players and pedagogues including Pavel Vernikov, Pierre Amoyal, and Alexander Chaushian.  For more information on how to apply go to: