Instrument Type: Viola
Bow Type: —
Item #: 580-503
Maker: Bronek Cison
Description: Born the son of a farmer in Krauszow, a small village in Poland, Bronek received his training in the traditional manner, working alongside the master maker Andrzej Bednarski. After ten years of running his own shop in Poland, Bronek was invited to move to Chicago and take up residence at William Harris Lee & Co. In the years since he first left his native Poland to come to work in the William Harris Lee shop, Bronek Cison has created an exceptional body of work that has seen him firmly established as one of the world’s foremost luthiers. His instruments, played by members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Symphony, as well as other orchestras and chamber music ensembles around the world, are universally praised for their exceptional tone and projection.
This particular viola is in excellent condition and produces a rich, powerful tone with excellent clarity on the upper registers. Back length: 16 3/8 in. 41.5 cm. String Length: 37.1 cm 14 5/8 in.
Terms: This viola is available for examination and trial and has been meticulously set up to our exacting specifications before addition to our catalog. If you wish to inquire further about this viola, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.