Testimonials
I like the cane of Lavoro and I advise this cane with all my heart.You can have a flexible and round tone with this cane."
- Stefan Schweigert (Solo Bassoon Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra)
The cane I ordered two weeks ago arrived yesterday.It is beautiful and I have already made an excellent reed with it so I will be ordering again very soon.I especially like the lovely golden colour of the cane and the thickness walls of the nice straight tubes.I will share some with my colleagues in Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Boston Symphony (2014)
- Mark Seerup
I can only say good things about what Lavoro reeds. A great sound and especially what every bassoonist must have, the color of the sound ! I wish you all a lot of fun with lavoro Reeds.
- Selim Aykal (Solo Bassoon Deutsche Oper Berlin)
The cane of Lavoro reeds is a cane of excellent quality, which allows you to make a reed with perfect vibration, with the flexibility to play everything from orchestra to chamber music or solo performance. I can only recommend it warmly.
- Marion Reinhard (Teatro alla Scala)
I have been playing the basson since 35 years and I have been producing basson reeds 25 years. During these long years Ihave tried many kind of brands and cane materials.Finnally Lavoro Canes give me optimal sound of basson which ihave been searching for. Lavoro canes provide me great satisfaction on my own playing and also big plesent on my reed customers who are still actively playing at huge orchestras such as Berlin Philharmonic, London Symphony, Bamberg Symphony, La Scala and GewandhausLeipzig and many others as well. Thank you Lavoro Reeds! (2018)
- Tolga Alpay (Solo Bassoon İzmir State Symphony Orchestra)
Lavoro reeds are extremely reliable in terms of both flexibility and durability. it offers different timbre and longevity. It is strongly recommended.
- Zeynep Köylüoğlu ( Solo Bassoon Deutsche Radio Philharmonie)
I have been playing solo bassoon at the Ankara State Opera for many years. I used a wide range of reeds. With Lavaro Reeds I can produce the sound I want more easily. To find durable canes for my reeds for opera performances is very crucial. Lavaro Canes are more durable and less affected by weather changes. Thanks Lavaro Reeds for making my life easier. (2018)
- Sefa Erşahin (Principal Bassoon Ankara State Opera and Ballet Orchester)
The last years I could make a lot of good experiences with lavoro cane myself and together with my students. I’m playing it regularly and I can highly recommend it. The material is constantly high quality, orders are fast and the correspondence with the company is very friendly. In any case it’s a must to try! (2018)
- Matthias Racz (Principal Bassoon Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and Bassoon Chair Zurich University of the Arts)
I have been playing bassoon for 45 years. Among the canes I have used so far, Lavoro Reeds is the cane that I have achieved the best results and can easily play every piece of art. I recommend this product to all my colleagues with peace of mind. (2019)
- Tahsin Arslan (Solo Bassoon Presidential Symphony Orchestra)
I have tried many kind of cane so far. But since I started to play with “Lavoro cane” I can say that is the only reed (cane) I can strongly recommend to my colleagues and students. Because, Lavoro maintains stability in changing weather conditions and durable cane. Lavoro offers you many features, comfortable resonance, tone quality, flexibility and the desired sound color. Healty days to everyone.
- Ozan Evruk (Solo Bassoon Bilkent Symphony Orchestra)
Since I began using Lavoro cane, reed making has never felt easier. The cane is consistently good and very stable, and I am able to create the sound and colour I require without difficulty, whether playing in a large symphony orchestra or in a smaller ensemble. I highly recommend Lavoro to my students and colleagues.
- Jonathan Davies (Principal Bassoon, London Philharmonic Orchestra Bassoon Professor, Royal Academy of Music, London)
Ich habe Lavoro-Holz vor drei Jahren zum ersten Mal probiert und vom ersten Moment an habe ich es geliebt und nie daran gedacht zu wechseln. Dieses Holz hat alles was man sucht: Die Intonation ist wirklich stabil, Flexibilität ist wunderbar und hat eine unglaublich hohe Erfolgsquote. Sehr empfehlenswert!
- Andrea Cellacchi (Principal Bassoon of Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI in Turin, Italy)
Lavoro cane is a great choice for bassoon reeds. Providing stability in sound, combined with an elegant flexibility, it is a pleasure to work with Lavoro reeds.
- Theo Plath (Principal Bassoon of Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra)
Lavoro convinces so much about the quality of sound, filexibility and the stability. Besides that the durability of the cane provides the opportunity to work with the same material for a long time. Highly recommended!
- Doğa Saçılık (Co-Principal Oboe of Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra)