Pirastro Violin Strings


Pirastro has been making strings for over 300 years. They produce the widest range of string types, ensuring that the unique needs of every instrument, and every player, are met. Pirastro has never stopped innovating, and recently has taken another step forward with a new concept in steel core string design which has made a remarkable debut in many of their latest products. Feel free to contact us for advice on choosing the right strings for you.


Pirastro Obligato

Pirastro Obligato has a composite core. Many strings of this type are bright and focused, but Obligato has a warm gut-like tone. Available for fractional sized instruments.

Pirastro Evah Gold

Evah GOLD strings bring an added dimension to tonal complexity. The tone balance is overall a bit warmer compared to Evah Pirazzi, and slightly rounder in tone shape. Long lifespan, and easy response to nuanced performance.

Pirastro Violino

Violino offer students a budget-priced composite core string alternative to the popular, costly professional brands such as Evah Pirazzi and Obligato. Available in fractional sizes too.

Pirastro Gold Label

Gold Label are the budget gut core strings from Pirastro. The E string in this set is a top seller for use with other brands.

Pirastro Eudoxa

Eudoxa strings have a gut core workhorse of the Pirastro string line. Warm, but a little brighter than Olive. The E string in this set is a popular choice for use with other brands of A, D and G.

Pirastro Olive

Pirastro Olive are the premier gut core string. The E string in this set is a top seller for use with other brands of A, D and G.

Pirastro Passione

Pirastro Passione and Passione Solo are gut core strings with added benefits. Unlike other gut core strings, Passione gut core material is stabilized to improve tuning consistency. Now you can have the best of both worlds; Gut tone complexity with reliable tuning.

Pirastro Chorda

Historically authentic gut core strings. Use these on a baroque Violin, or a modern instrument, to approximate the tone and response of period instruments.

Pirastro Tonica

Tonica have a Nylon core. These are the new, updated formula Tonica strings. Comparable to Thomastik Dominant, but without the metallic edge to the sound.

Pirastro Piranito

Piranito are budget, steel core strings for student instruments and school music programs. Long lasting, durable, low cost strings and easy to play.

Pirastro Chromcor

Solid steel core strings for students and folk playing styles. Durable, low cost, long lasting strings.

Pirastro Aricore

Pirastro Aricore strings are low tension, synthetic core strings. They offer a gut-like tone.

Pirastro Synoxa

A synthetic core string slightly brighter than Aricore. The tone balance is warm, and tension is low compared to the latest composite core brands.

Pirastro Flexocor-Permanent

Updated rope-core formula offers quick response, yet firm resistance to high bow pressure. An ideal choice for electric instruments.

Pirastro Wondertone Solo

Composite core string with slightly lower tension for instruments that choke under high tension.

Pirastro Evah Pirazzi

Evah Pirazzi strings have a high-tension composite core. They offer powerful focus and projection and have become a top choice among professionals and other serious players. Also available in fractional sizes.