The Latest News from Sønderborg
The latest news from Larsen Strings. Please read updates on forthcoming events, new products, recent visits and recent visitors.
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Hattie Butterworth explores the relationship between poetry and music in her latest blog entry. Responding to music with words is such a wonderful way of capturing the moment and transmuting one experience into another. During the summer the past few years in London,...read more
‘Boring scales? Scales are my favourite part!’ I have one 8 year old student at the moment and we are working towards her grade 3 exam. It has been the most amazing surprise to me to discover that her favourite part of the preparation is the element we most commonly...read more
We have updated our website address to a secure connection (https). This should not impact upon any links that you may have to us. It's business as usual (but improved).read more
We are delighted to welcome Hung-Wei Huang to our family of musicians. Violist Hung-Wei Huang joined the New York Philharmonic in October 2018. In 2002 Mr. Huang became the youngest-ever principal viola of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, and in 2005 he was...read more
New from Hattie Butterworth. 'If we have the belief that we as a unique individual has something to say on stage at a specific moment in time, the anxiety about a critical voice diminishes. The critic wasn’t on the stage with you, you are the one with the courage and...read more
On our recent visit to the UK, in addition to working with the Kanneh-Mason family, we also enjoyed an insightful strings trial session with Leonard Elschenbroich. Pictured with Larsen’s Dr Thomas Zwieg and Leonard’s Matteo Goffiller “Ex-Rose-Ex-Piatti” (1693). Our...read more
All systems are go at Larsen Strings and we are looking forward to a (very) busy 2019. Some interesting projects are well underway so please do check in here for our updates.read more
Lots of lovely things to download. We have reorganised our downloads section online to speed up the process of finding what you need. String packet images, information sheets, tension charts, newsletters and more all available to view and/or download. Anything else?...read more
It often feels to me that there are some people in life who appear to do very little, yet are frequently very successful. There always appeared to be people at school who ‘hardly revised’ and still came out with top grades. The other end of the spectrum are those who...read more
I am a cellist studying at the Music Academy of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and I have been playing on Larsen Magnacore cello strings since 2016. From the second I had these strings on my cello they adapted to the instrument. I was surprised by the new and...read more
We are pleased to announce that we will be exclusively sponsoring the appointment of Johannes Wildner as Chief Conductor at the Sønderjyllands Symphony Orchestra to commence from the 2019-2020 season and for the subsequent two seasons until June 2022. Johannes Wildner...read more
Please enjoy Katri Patel's Blog update at Larsen Strings. Extract: 'On his next lesson his cello was wobbling oddly. I asked him to keep his cello snuggly between his knees to stop the cello moving. He then asked me that hadn’t I seen how Mr Gerhardt had been swaying...read more
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.