Musicians

In Italy well known virtuosi like i.e. Antonio Berni, Nino Catania, Giulio Tartaglia and G. Burdisso played his concert models, while abroad his fame was spread by Italian immigrants like Silvio Ranieri (Brussels), Maria Scivittaro (Paris), Alberto Bracony (Copenhagen) and Benedetto Persichini (London). They all handed over to their students the love for and appreciation of the 'Embergher' mandolin.

Giulio Tartaglia (Italy)
Maria Scivittaro (Italy-France)
Silvio Ranieri (Italy-Belgium)
Giovanni Giovale (Italy)
Benedetto Persichini (Italy-England)
Alberto Bracony (Italy-Denmark)
Also many orchestras in Europe in the past and present played on Embergher instruments like the 'Costantino Quaranta' orchestra from Brescia, Italy.
L'Estudiantina de Bruxelles, Belgium
The Belgium Brasschaats Mandolin Orchestra (1960) with (l) the conductor and founder Robert Janssens
Hugo D'Alton (England)

Of the present generation who share the passion for the Embergher mandolins and who continue to play the instrument in the traditional Italian playing style are: Alison Stephens, Sue Mossop (England), Tove Flensborg (Denmark), Christian Schneider (France), Sebastiaan de Grebber (Netherlands), Ralf Leenen (Belgium), Sanay Onji, Kaoru Nakano, Goshi Yoshida, Kenzo Kumei and Kazuhiko Takahashi (Japan). They all play important roles in mandolin orchestras/circles of their countries and are regarded as mandolinists of importance.

Ferdinand Binnendijk (Netherlands) and the Dutch 'Orkest van het Oosten' premiering the 1st Mandolin Concerto composed by the American composer John Craton (Summer 2006).
 

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