Spadoni was born in Moscow (Russia) on the 26 of october
1978. At the age of 9 his first approach with music happens.
He attends a course of cello under the supervision of Pavlutskaja
Natalija, who is now a teacher of the Trinity College of
Music in London.
During the course, which lasted 7 years, he studies SOLFEGGIO,
musical culture and piano.
In 1993, at the end of the studies in the middle school,
he is registered to the Institute of the restorers and engravers
of wooden works of Moscow, where he acquires decorative
technique for works with wood and develops the predisposition
for the construction of stringed instruments. He graduates
with the prase in 1996.
In September 1996 he moves to Cremona, native land of the
world-wide violinmaking, in order to learn the ancient art
of making stringed instruments and starts to attend the prestigious
school of violinmaking, the I.P.I.I.A.L. Antonio Stradivari.
In June 1999 he obtains the diploma of Violin maker MASTER,
under the supervision of Master Giorgio Cè, one of
the most successful violin makers in Cremona (he was the winner
of the 1976 First Three-Yearly of Cremona, in the division
During the years of school his teachers were also: M. Tadioli,
M. Negroni, P. Pistoni, H. Lois., A. Voltini, C. Amighetti,
T. Matsushita, E. Slaviero for the restoration and the construction
In September of the same year, he starts the training activity
in the workshop of Katharina Abbhul and Alessandro Krilovi,
where he learns new techniques of construction and painting
of stringed instruments with the strong presence of the classical
traditions of the Cremona violin making, that radically change
his way of looking at the violin making, and modify his way
At the same time, in September 1999, he decides to enter the
Faculty of Musicology of the University of Pavia, in the detached
center of Cremona, where he can develop his knowledge of the
history of music and lute-making and increase his theoretical
In the next 5 years Adriano dedicates himself to University,
passing with good marks most of the exams, and to his own
construction of stringed instruments, especially violins.
He associates and co-operates with several labs in Cremona
until September 2004, when he starts working in the lab of
Edgar Russ, one of the most important in Cremona.
In the workshop of Edgar Russ he largely dedicates himself
on painting, assembly and adjustment of instruments, taking
the most attention on this production stage.
|Together with his
sister Maria Spadoni, professional cellist of the Moscow Symphony
Orchestra of N. Ziva, and Master Edgar Russ, he dedicates
a lot of time to improve the acoustic level of his instruments.
In June 2006 Adriano takes part in the 2nd edition of the
Event “CREMONA-KREMLINO”, with the copy of the
famous “Lord Wilton 1742” of Guarneri del Gesù.
In October 2006 he takes part in the 11th International Three-yearly
Stringed Instruments Competition, in the category of violas,
obtaining the 16th place on over 83 competitors. His instrument
is well appreciated most for the sound level, picking up most
of all the votes of the jury.
In June 2007 he takes part in the 5th Thaikovskii Competition
in Moscow, in the category of violins, making an instrument
on the style of “Betts 1704” of A. Stradivari.
He obtains good results and takes the 2nd turn.
In September 2007 he opens his own workshop in Via Domenico Bordigallo, 13 Cremona.