Mecatti Michele

Michele Mecatti was born on 7th of January 1964 in Napoli.

In 1982, after finishing school, he attended the International School of Violin Makers in Cremona, studying with Maestro Francesco Bissolotti and graduating in 1986.

In 1988 he moved to France to specialise in restoration, and worked in Rue de Rome, Paris until 1990 with the teachers Pierre Barthel and Bernard Sabatier.

In 1990 in Paris he apprenticed in the maintenance and restoration of bows in the workshop of the Jean Grundberger.

He worked in France until 1997, self-employed from 1991 to 1994 and together with Antoine Laulhère and Giovanna Chittò from 1994 to 1997.

During 1997 he worked for the Musèe de la Musique of Paris, working on some restorations.

In 1998 he moved to Florence and opened the workshop with Maestro Paolo Sorgentone.

As from 2002 he teaches on the Specialization Course in Violin Making, one of the international courses in musical specialization organized by the Music School “Sinfonia” of Lucca.

Besides the construction of new instruments and copies, he works in restoration and maintenance of bows and commerce.

He is member of the Scientific Commitee which has taken care of the editing of the volume “Liuteria in Toscana – I Liutai del Novecento”.

His work is inspired by the work of past violin makers such as Nicola Gagliano, Pietro Guarnieri of Mantova and the brothers A. and G. Amati.

Instruments by Mecatti Michele

Strumento Anno Modello Scheda completa
Violino 2017 Gagliano Vedi
Violino 2017 Bergonzi Vedi
Violino 2016 Nicola Gagliano Vedi
Violino 2016 Stradivari mod. Abergavanny Vedi
Viola 2016 Amati Vedi
Violino 2015 Bergonzi Vedi
Violino 2015 Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Violino 2015 Bergonzi Vedi
Violino 2014 Bergonzi Vedi
Violoncello 2014 Stradivari 1710 "Gore-Booth" Vedi
Viola 2013 Stradivari Vedi
Violino 2013 Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Violino 2013 Bergonzi Vedi
Viola 2013 Nicola Amati Vedi
Violino 2012 Gagliano Vedi
Violoncello 2012 Stradivari 1710 "Gore-Booth" Vedi
Violino 2012 Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Violino 2011 Stradivari-Medici Vedi
Viola 2011 fratelli Amati Vedi
Violino 2011 Stradivari Vedi
Violino 2011 Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Viola 2010 Andrea Amati Vedi
Violino 2010 Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Violino 2010 Stradivari Vedi
Violino 2010 Gagliano Vedi
Violino 2010 Gagliano Vedi
Violino 2009 Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Violino 2009 Nicola Gagliano Vedi
Violino 2008 Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Violino 2008 Stradivari Vedi
Viola 2008 G.B. Guadagnini Vedi
Viola 2008 Stradivari Vedi
Violino 2007 Lorenzo e Tommaso Carcassi Vedi
Violino 2007 Andrea Amati Vedi
Violino 2007 Andrea Amati Vedi
Violino 2007 Nicola Gagliano Vedi
Viola 2007 G.B. Guadagnini Vedi
Violino 2006 Gagliano Vedi
Violino 2006 Andrea Amati Vedi
Violoncello 2006 Stradivari Vedi
Violino 2004 Gagliano Vedi
Violino 2004 Pietro Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Viola 2003 modello Amati Vedi
Viola 2003 Amati Vedi
Viola 2002 Amati Vedi
Viola 2001 Fratelli Amati Vedi
Violino 1999 Vedi
Viola 1999 Fratelli Amati Vedi
Violino 1998 Gagliano Vedi
Violino 1997 Gagliano Vedi
Viola 1997 Amati Vedi
Violino 1997 Gagliano Vedi
Violino 1997 Guarneri da Mantova Vedi
Viola 1996 Vedi
Violino 1992 Vedi
Violoncello 1985 Vedi