Ioannis Apostolou Liutaio

“Passione nell’apprendere e perfezionare la tradizione”


Ioannis Apostolou, liutaio

Ioannis Apostolou was born in Greece in 1981. He started playing the violin in the age of 8 years and after graduating from the Conservatory of Thessaloniki he moved to Italy to attend The International Violin Making School in Cremona.
Afterwards he had a long working experience with Boris Sverdlik, follower of the New York workshop of Jacques Français and René Morel.
Since 2006, Ioannis has been making fine violins for professional musicians. His instruments are meticulously crafted using the finest materials.
The continuous study of antique varnishes and research into sound brings a unique quality to his instruments. Ioannis repetoire of instruments includes the production of superior replicas of Italian masterpieces of the 17th and 18th century.
In the 2010 he moved in Brescia – Italy where he worked in the Filippo Fasser Workshop for several years.
In the 2017 he opens his own workshop in the center of Brescia.



Violin, Viola and Cello Exhibit in Cremona 2017

From September 28th to October 1st during the Mondomusica weekend, I will be in Cremona with a group of colleagues exposing some instrumens of our latest production. FILIPPO FASSER, LAURA VIGATO, BRUNO COSTARDI, MICHEL EGGIMAN, LUCA GALLO,JAN…
Viola exhibition - London

New Italian Violas and New Viola bows Exhibition in London

This year the Bishop Instruments & Bows organize the "New Italian Violas and New Viola bows Exhibition in London" 1st-20th Nov 2016 Open 10-6pm Monday-Sat. Featuring 40 Brand new Italian violas and 40 Brand new viola bows from the Worlds…
Violoin, Viola and Cello Exhibit in Cremona

Violin, Viola and Cello Exhibit in Cremona

Also this year from the 28 of September to 2 of October we invite you in Cremona to meet significant contemporary violin makers and try their fine instruments!


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