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Instruments for the Czech Philharmonic

PPF Group has lent musical instruments worth nearly CZK 20 million, crafted by master instrument markers, to the Czech Philharmonic’s violin section. These six rare string instruments, when placed in the hands of seasoned musicians, have made the sound of the orchestra all the richer.

a violin made by Giovanni Maria Valenzano’s workshop in 1825

a 1924 Pietro Messori violin

violins by the Italian master violin makers  Giovanni Cavani and Onorato Gragnani from the early nineteenth century

a 1927 Ettore Soffritti viola 

a cello by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, the finest French violin maker ever, from 1844