Maurizio Tadioli was born in Cremona, Italy, on September 16, 1967. He began studying violin making as a child with guidence from his grandfather Carlo Pizzamiglio, a self taught luthier. He attended the Scuola Internazionale di Liuteria in Cremona, earning the highest grades and obtaining his diploma in 1985. When crafting his instruments, Tadioli normally follows the classical Cremonese models. He also has great interest in the Emiliana, Torinese, and Milanese schools.
His work has recieved many awards, including the Bagnacavallo Concorso Giovani Liutai gold medal for violin in 1984 and the V Triennale di Cremona well placed violin award in 1988. In 1997, Tadioli won the special prize “CONTI BRANCA” for his a viola at the Concorso di Baveno. One of his baroque instruments is on display at the museum of the International Violin Making School in Cremona.
In September 2010, he became a member of the jury of the International Violin Making Competition of Pisogne, joining makers of international fame including Antonio Capela, Carlo Vettori, and Tibor Semelweiss. For many years, he has taught at the Violin Making School of Cremona. He currently works in Cortetano, a small village near Cremona. He is still a practicing musician, and he accompanies many religious choirs and orchestral groups in Cremona and the surrounding area.
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Posted by Maurizio Tadioli Violinmaking Studio on Tuesday, November 18, 2014
This is another highly successful master copy of the Lord Wilton Guarneri del Gesu by Tadioli. The tone is full-bodied and powerful.
A copy of the Guiseppe Guarneri del Gesu “Caritlo,” 1744. A lovely example of this maker’s output, featuring a full-bodied tone characterized by sweetness and warmth.
This fine violin is a meticulous copy of the “Lord Wilton” Guarneri del Gesu of 1742. Its tone is dark, mature and smooth. It is labeled “Maurizio Tadioli Fecit /…
Maurizio Tadioli was born in September 1967. He began studying the art of violinmaking as a child under the instruction of his grandfather, self-taught luthier Carlo Pizzamiglio. Tadioli also studied…