Exhibition 2024

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to this year’s Klanggestalten Exhibition in Dussmann Hall, Musikgymnasium Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Rheinsberger Straße 4-5, 10115 Berlin
from the 11th to the 13th of October 2024.

Some of Europe’s best violin and bow makers will present their new violins, violas, cellos and double basses along with their bows.

All instruments and bows may be extensively tried out in separate rooms throughout the exhibition. Purchase or extended trial of instruments can be arranged after consultation with the relevant makers.

Public sound checks of selected exhibited instruments and bows will take place.

All of the violin and bow makers exhibiting this year in Berlin look forward to your visit. Please use this exceptional opportunity to try out fantastic, newly built instruments and bows as well as to meet their makers.

Please note that during all sound checks, access to the exhibition of violins and violas will be closed.


Exhibition Program:


Friday, 11. October 2024

15:00 - 22:00
17:00 Sound check viola

Public testing of the violas and bows with Prof. Andreas Willwohl - HfM Nürnberg and member of the Mandelring Quartet

Duration ca. 45 minutes


Saturday, 12. October 2024

11:00 - 19:00 Exhibition
12:00 Sound check  Double Bass

Public testing of the double basses and bows with Prof. Burak Marlali - Universität der Künste Berlin and Solo double bassist Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Duration ca. 45 minutes

16:00 Sound check Cello

Public testing of the cellos and bows with Prof. Natalie Clein - HfM Rostock and Royal College of Music

Duration ca. 45 minutes

20.00 Concert Evening
The Tonhain Kollektiv with guest Prof. Burak Marlali play on newly built instruments and bows of the exhibition.

Miriam Helms Ålien, Violin
Mayumi Kanagawa, Violin
Friedemann Slenczka, Viola
Yehjin Chun, Cello
Benjamin Lai, Cello
Guest: Prof. Burak Marlali, Double Bass

Schubert String Quintet C-Dur
op. post.163 D956
  Dvořák String Quintet G-Dur op.18

Sunday, 13. October 2024

11:00 - 19:00 Exhibition
13:00 Sound check Violin
Public testing of the violins and bows with Prof. Nurit Stark - HMDK Stuttgart

Duration ca. 45 minutes