The Voller BrothersJohn Dilworth
A fine violin by William, Alfred and Charles Voller is a highlight in our London June auction. How did these three brothers become the team behind some of the most infamous fakes in the business?
Lupot and his successors, part 1Gael Francais
This new series of features about the house of Lupot and his long line of successors looks at the political challenges that faced each generation of makers and the importance of the official titles won – or lost – with the changing of regimes
Hilary Hahn, J.B. Vuillaume, 1865
Hilary Hahn explains why she owns two violins by J.B. VuillaumeREAD MORE
Ansaldo Poggi, part 2Dmitry Gindin with the collaboration of Roberto Regazzi
Far from being in awe of Stradivari and Guarneri, Poggi imposed his own aesthetic on to the classical Cremonese makers, producing instruments with a strong personality and a flawless technique