Laurits Th. Larsen. The Founder & Director of Larsen Strings A/S.
'Can you make me a cello A string?'
The answer was anything but simple but that chance remark led to the creation of Larsen Strings. The first Larsen cello A was successfully delivered from the Larsen family garage and the Larsen family of strings began to grow along with the realisation that:
Although some of the best things happen by chance we can make them truly remarkable by design.
New from Larsen Strings
The Stradivari Challenge
‘Chaconne’ Stradivarius (1725) versus ‘ex-Hämmerle’ Stradivarius (1709)
Il Cannone® for Violin with both instruments played by Rainer Honeck, Concertmaster, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Laurits Th. Larsen visits Vienna and talks us through a Stradivari challenge at Marcel Richters’ studio. Please view and see and hear the results.
Virtuoso® for Viola
With the development of our new Virtuoso Viola strings the focus has been upon creating a new offering for viola D, G and C, built upon the firm foundations of our tried and trusted A.
‘Finding a balance of qualities to complement and mutually enhance something old with something new.’
Il Cannone® for Violin
Designed to bring out the best in your violin, Il Cannone individual strings and sets are available as two versions. The Medium variant has a more moderate tension with an open, colourful, projecting, richer and powerful sound whilst the Soloist brings a fuller tone, with even more presence and focus. Rusanda Panfili performs with Il Cannone.
News from Larsen Strings
Far be it from us to suggest the miraculous but we would like to think that we produce extraordinary strings. Did you know? The key stage in the development of every new string is you. We trial our strings extensively, hands on, with musicians to tweak and perfect the...read more
‘Strings have a far larger effect on the timbre and playing characteristics of a cello than one might expect. Similarly to our vocal folds, they contribute greatly to an instrument’s quality of articulation and expression. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Zwieg from Larsen Strings A/S...read more
As a Danish company we could be forgiven for referring to one of our greatest literary figures, for example, in telling the story of an individual string. Where would be a very good place to start? Let’s start at the very beginning (no ugly ducklings involved). The...read more
Friends of Larsen Strings
We work closely with musicians in the development of our strings and invite you to view reviews, videos and to connect with the colleagues and friends that choose our strings including details of their chosen set ups. We couldn’t do it without you…
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"If I was not deeply devoted to music, I would not be manufacturing strings. I still consider myself primarily a musician…"Laurits Th. Larsen
We are participating in Project ZERO. The entire Sonderborg area is involved in the vision of creating a CO2 neutral growth area before 2029. Larsen Strings has been awarded Silver Certification.
Our aim is to work toward sustainable solutions at Larsen Strings. As a company we have chosen to support the environment by upgrading to the CO2 neutral energy plan ‘Medvind’ as supplied by SE’s Danish Land Wind Turbines.
Elholm 6, 6400 Sønderborg, Denmark.
Larsen Strings A/S has chosen to support the environment by upgrading to the CO2 neutral energy plan ‘Medvind’ as supplied by SE’s Danish Land Wind Turbines. Awarded Silver Certification as a corporate participant in Project ZERO (Sønderborg).
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