Cremona is the world capital of the art of violin and string making, a title of which the town is really proud especially because, out of all the musical instruments, violin is the one that can best arouse deep emotions.
Nowadays. Over two hundred violin makers workshops keep the tradition alive by following the footprints of very well-known Cremonese violin makers such as Antonio Stradivari, the Amati's end the Guarneri's. Furthermore, a prestigious international school of violin making prepares every year many students coming from all over the world.
Everything in this town talks about violins and music. It is also possible, under previous reservation, to visit come workshoops to witness the process of creating violins.
Soon, the museum of violin will be opening. The building will be technologically advanced so that il will make it easy to learn anything related to violins and violin making. Also, in the museum, rooms with a special acoustic will be available to actually listen to violins playing.
Among its most famous citizens. Cremona likes to remember talented musicians such as Monteverdi and Ponchielli, who contribuited to the start of an important tradition in the music and concerts field, for instance there is the Monteverdi festival.