The owner of LGT, the Princely Family of Liechtenstein, is committed to cultivating and preserving cultural assets. Over the course of its long history, the Princely House of Liechtenstein has accumulated one of the most important private art collections in the world, the Princely Collections. In addition, members of the Princely Family have always maintained close contact with the world of music over the centuries. Mozart himself composed music for Prince Alois I of Liechtenstein and the family also had links with other prominent composers, such as Haydn and Beethoven. In this spirit, LGT has demonstrated a strong commitment to art and culture.
LGT is a leading international private banking and asset management group that has been owned by the Princely Family of Liechtenstein for over 80 years. It employs more than 3000 people in more than 20 locations across Europe, Asia, America and the Middle East. www.lgt.com
In the German-speaking regions, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is one of the leading providers of luxury and expedition cruises. We have four ships in our fleet. The EUROPA offers pure luxury and has carried the prestigious 5-stars-plus ranking from the Berlitz Cruise Guide since it was commissioned. The EUROPA 2 – the youngest member of the fleet – is a modern and casual luxury ship which for the first time has received the distinction of a 5-stars-plus ranking from the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2014. The HANSEATIC (5-stars*) and BREMEN (4-stars-plus*) cruise ships offer passengers expedition experiences in every part of the world.
With an unrivalled reputation for authentication, restoration as well as buying and selling instruments, Florian Leonhard Fine Violins is the world’s foremost rare instruments dealership, specializing in exceptionally fine Italian instruments from the 17th and 18th century. With a client list including many of the current and future stars of the musical world, Florian Leonhard Fine Violins has an established track record of success, handling many of the world’s most prestigious violin sales.
Since 2007, the Fahrenkamp-Schaeffler-Foundation has been promoting young musicians.The foundation focuses on supporting string players and string ensembles that have proven both talent and motivation by succeeding in music competitions. The education of future professional musicians is stressed just as well as the support of highly trained laity. This is how a contribution to a flourishing musical life is made.
In the world of string manufacturers, Thomastik-Infeld Vienna, established in 1919, holds a position of exceptional importance. Amongst professional and amateur musicians and guitarists it is en vogue to string their instruments with Thomastik-Infeld products. Located in the center of the city of music - Vienna, Austria - Thomastik-Infeld manufactures a vast variety of musical instruments strings for bowed and fretted instruments. A continuous aspiration for innovation allows us to meet the latest requirements of the musicians’ needs. Thus, a large number of renowned orchestras and soloists around the globe rely on the unparalleled quality and the unique sound of these strings.
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