The following information about this luthier was submitted on 7/13/2005 via 126.96.36.199 by LiXing Bai. It has not been verified by Violinist.com, which takes no responsibility for its accuracy.
Bai Li XingChina Central Opera House, 115 Dong Zhong Street
Chao Yang Men Wai District,Beijing, China
Phone: +86 10 6551 5027
Opinions expressed below are those of their authors alone.
From ian macfarlaneI visited Mr. Bai on a visit to Beijing in late November 2007. I had the opportunity of playing one of his 'professional' violins, which retail at something around $2400-$2600. This would appear to be pretty good value. It was handsome, very well made and had a nice ringing sound. He is an experienced luthier who works in a traditional way with good materials - old East European wood for his dearer violins, younger Chinese wood for his student violins. He is in addition a very charming man. On the basis of my visit I have ordered a violin from him - it is due some time in mid 2008 ; needless to say, I will be better able to judge his work then, but I am very hopeful!
Posted via 188.8.131.52 on December 17, 2007 at 4:16 PM (MST)
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