Violin-maker Dmitry Badiarov

Violin Maker Dmitry Badiarov

Dmitry Badiarov was born in Russia, in 1969. He started playing the violin at the age of 8 with professor Semyon Ziskind. At the age of 11 he apprenticed to the violin-maker Vladimir Oiberman. He graduated from St.Petersburg Conservatoire (professors Mark Komissarov and Oleg Shoulpiakov) and from Brussels Royal Conservatoire (professor Sigiswald Kuijken, baroque violin). He studied violin-making and restoration with master violin-maker Vladimir Yakimenko in St.Petersburg from 1990 to 1992 and in 1997 he frequented the class of master violin-maker Luca Primon at the Civic School of Violin-Making in Milan.

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violin maintenance for players Violin maintenance : presentation. - #Violin, viola & Cello – baroque and modern – maintenance : presentation by violin-maker Dmitry Badiarov. I never stop to come across with poorly fit violins. The recently seen violin had five cracks, two seams open and more serious problems. The student and her teacher noticed only one open crack. The recently fitted new bridge [...]
del_gesu_badiarov_amati_violas-icon Two new violas in progress - In September and October 2014 I will be working on two violas. The model for one of these violas originated last year. Then I was commissioned an instrument with the upper bouts no wider than 195-196mm. This resulted in a model nearly identical to the dimensions of the A&H Amati viola known as The Stauffer, [...]
badiarov_del_gesu_violins-bw Making new violins: Del Gesu - Four beautiful violins based upon the late Guarneri del Gesu, both of extraordinary wood, instruments in which I want to achieve ever more depth in the sound, inspiring even more agility and ease of playing. The string length will be slightly shorter than in my model upon which I made several dozens of violins since [...]
Arnaud Violin-Making course Violin-making courses with Dmitry Badiarov - Why make a violin? Violin is a fascinating, enigmatic object, and so it the profession of violin-making. For more than 500 years it remains one of the most inspiring musical instruments and is unlikely to go out of use anytime soon. One might want to build a violin for practical reasons, as a matter of [...]
Sergey Malov spalla

… a wonderful violin-maker, true artist, always in research, never blindly copying anything but following his highest aesthetic standards based on profound knowledge of the whole culture and spirit of the baroque period (among others). The fantastic Violoncello da Spalla, reborn by him is a great instrumental challenge and musical inspiration for me. Many Thanks, again!– Sergey Malov, Russia/Germany, 03.10.2011

Alex Dzyubinski, violin
  • Alex Dzyubinski, Juilliard, Aalborg Symphony, modern vln as his 1st instrument

  • Dmitry Kosolapov, St.Petersburg Philharmonic, modern viola as his first instrument

  • Sigiswald Kuijken, a set of baroque violins and violas as his 2nd instrument, two violoncellos da spalla as his first instrument

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Violin-maker Dmitry Badiarov, Jan van Beers str. 137, 2523JT The Hague, The Netherlands.

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