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Andrea Varazzani 2018, Cremona, Italy Lord Wilton GDG model

Andrea Varazzani, Cremona, Italy, 2018 violin model inspired by the Lord Wilton Guarneri ex-Menuhin. Light and balanced in the hand. Powerful, energetic, smooth, modulable, and warm sound. Bay Fine Strings is happy to represent Andrea's very ergonomic and powerful instrument on commission. This is our 2nd offering of a long collaboration for clients to view.



LOB 35.5cm

UB 16.8cm

MB 11.4cm

LB 20.6cm

Stop Length 13.4cm


Background: Andrea was born in Napoli in 1982 and he moved to Sesto Cremonese in 1992. In 2000, he graduates with his diploma at the “International Violinmaker School Antonio Stradivari” in Cremona with the direction of the teachers Massimo Negroni and Wanna Zambelli. He worked for five years with the Master Daniele Tonarelli where he improved his style and techniques.


In 2006, he opened a workshop in Sesto Cremonese, town nearby Cremona. His works takes starting point from the classical Cremonese violinmaking school giving much attention at the materials and the sound quality. He uses alcohol and oil varnish with transparent and brilliant textures. In 2006, 2009, and 2015 he took part in the Tri-yearly International Contest of Arch Instruments “Antonio Stradivari”.


In 2008, he took part in the National Contest of Violinmaker “Città di Pisogne” where he presented a violin and he won a bronze medal. Andrea is a member of the Consortium of Violinmakers “Antonio Stradivari” Cremona and he has the license for use the “Cremona Liuteria” trademark. He is a member of the Italian Lutherie Association (A.L.I.).

Andrea Varazzani 2018, Cremona, Italy Lord Wilton GDG model

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