Video Gallery

Robin Aitchison’s cellos are being played around the world by soloists, chamber musicians and orchestral cellists in a fascinating range of classical and contemporary concerts.  After The Cello Maker, the beautiful film about Robin’s work, you can browse through a series of videos of Robin’s instruments in action.  The sound quality will be best if you use headphones or good speakers.


The Cello Maker: a film about Robin Aitchison made by the Academy of Ancient Music in 2019

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Robin Aitchison and Stephen Orton discuss Stephen’s Montagnana copy

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Samara Ginsberg plays her 2016 Aitchison Guadagnini copy by in her arrangement of the Inspector Gadget theme for 8 cellos

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Matthew Sharp performs the denouement from Death’s Cabaret – A Love Story on his copy of the ex-Pergamenschikow Montagnana cello by Robin Aitchison

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Mikhail and Elena Nemtsov play the 3rd movement of the Roxburgh Sonata recorded live at the Warehouse London

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Mikhail Nemtsov & the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg perform an arrangement of the
Schubert Arpeggione sonata

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Mikhail and Elena Nemtsov play Faure, Debussy & Saint-Saens in a recital at Manchester’s RNCM

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Urška Horvat and Helena Švigelj play the Gavotte from the Popper Suite for two Cellos, Op. 16 on copies of the ex-Pergamenschikow Montagnana cello by Robin Aitchison

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Matthew Sharp performs the 1st movement from the Hans Gal Concertino for Cello and String Orchestra on his copy of the ex-Pergamenschikow Montagnana cello by Robin Aitchison

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Chris Murray performs with the Heath Quartet on his willow-backed copy of the Marquis de Corberon Stradivari of 1726

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Stephen Orton performs with the Chilingirian Quartet on his copy of a Montagnana cello by Robin Aitchison

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Photo sequence of Robin Aitchison carving a Montagnana scroll copy

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Robin Aitchison thicknessing a cello front

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Robin Aitchison finishing the f holes on a Montagnana copy

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Robin Aitchison cutting final Montagnana shavings

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Robin Aitchison gluing up the centre joint on a maple back

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Extract from Giovanni Sollima’s L.B. Files performed by Abel Selaocoe on his Montagnana copy by Robin Aitchison with BBC NOW.

Video gallery - Robin Aitchison cello maker

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