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Brompton’s Latest News

11th October 2012

Brompton’s presents the Heath Quartet in Faraday’s famous theatre at The Royal Institution

Brompton’s, Europe’s leading auctioneers for musical instruments, presents the Heath Quartet in Faraday’s famous theatre at The Royal Institution in a recital showcasing the best of young British talent.

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11th October 2012

Sacconi Medals Saved

Brompton's is delighted and relieved to announce the acquisition of the medals given to Fernando Simon Sacconi. These important and historical solid gold and silver medals were almost melted down for the value of the precious a metal - luckily the owner decided to contact Brompton's before he went ahead with this option.

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10th July 2012

National Children’s Orchestra Annual Bursary

Brompton's is delighted to announce it will be funding an annual bursary for the National Children's Orchestra, and looks forward to helping this fantastic organisation for many years to come. In addition to the Bursary, Brompton's is donating a fine English half size cello to the NCO

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21st June 2012

Fitzwilliam String Quartet to Perform at Wigmore Hall

One of our favourite quartets, The Fitzwilliam, will be performing at Wigmore Hall on Tuesday 24th July 2012, 7.30pm. Please visit www.wigmore-hall.org.uk to book a ticket for what promises to be a fabulous evening

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12th June 2012

The story behind the instrument: Viola by P.J. Mantegazza

Read the story behind the instrument. How the Mantegazza Viola came to be consigned to Brompton's June sale

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24th May 2012

Visit to Korea excites Brompton’s specialists

Another thread to weave into the already complicated and colourful texture of the impending June sale, is Brompton’s first trip to Korea. Seemingly I have organised the timing of this exciting event to maximize the amount of work the Brompton’s

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23rd May 2012

The build up to deadline day

As usual, when the deadline approaches to send our catalogue to the printers, time takes on a different quality - it evaporates. Days telescope and seem to pass in a flash, and the enormous mound of work still seems untouched (though the staff at Brompton's would strongly disagree)

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Eckhard Kropfreiter
23rd April 2012

Brompton’s is delighted to welcome Eckhard Kropfreiter as a consultant

Eckhard’s many years of experience, both as a respected expert, and as a restorer of some of the worlds finest instruments, brings an added balance and depth to our strong team.

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10th September 2011

Brompton’s features in Classical Music Magazine

View extracts from Brompton's feature in Classical Music Magazine...

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