Stefano Gibertoni, Milan 1996
Stefano Gibertoni's violins are well sought after for their wonderful workmanship and tone. His work has won numerous international prizes including medals at the prestigious VSA competitions. While he has partnered with Valerio Nalin for his newer instruments which are beautifully antiqued, this earlier solo example possesses all the tonal capacities one would hope to find in his new work but in a pristine body and at a lower price-point. Its sound is extremely powerful, rich, robust with a nice balance between focus and breadth.