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Instrument Type: Violin
Bow Type: —
Item #: 567-490
Maker: Dimitri Antanassov
Description: Born in 1970 in Sofia, Bulgaria, Dimitri took an early interest in violin performance. He began playing the violin at the age of 6 and quickly worked his way up to becoming a concert quality violinist. In 2002, Dimitri was inspired by violinmaker Ian Sweetman to take up the art of violinmaking.
His instruments have quickly become popular for their quality of sound, playability and affordability for emerging artists. In 2010 he exhibited at the “Ole Bull” – Exhibition in Oslo Norway- organized by Christophe Landon, and at the Shanghai Music Expo in 2012. In 2011 his instruments were placed 5th and 6th at the International Violin Making Competition in Pisogne, Italy. Dimitri has also participated at the Oberlin violin restoration workshop and attends restoration master classes with Master violin maker and restorer Jean-Jacques Fasnacht. In March 2013, Dimitri exhibited with great success at the New York - Mondomusica. Also, in 2013 Dimitri opened his new workshop in Cremona, Italy where he continues crafting instruments.
This particular violin is in excellent condition and produces an even, dark tone across the strings. Back length: 35.5 cm.
Terms: This violin 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 violin, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.