Aussie orchestra is given a Stradmain
Guido Belgiorno-Nettis and his wife Michelle heard that the 1726 Belgiorno Stradivarius was up for sale. With the proceeds of his late mother’s estate, Guido snapped up the instrument and presented it to the Australian Chamber Orchestra, of which he is chairman.
The violin will be played by the ACO’s concertmaster Satu Vänskä.
Photo: Nic Walker