NEW YORK,NY(SMI-ARTS,10.30.19)-Maria Elena Paganini, a descendant family member from one of the most virtuoso Italian violinist from the 19th century" Niccolo Paganini", and who was known as "The Violinist of The Devil", hosted a special VIP's reception Monday 28, prior to the historic concert on his honor to take place today Wednesday October 30, at The Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall in New York City.
The tribute violinist concert entitled " Paganini Honors Paganini" took place today Wednesday October 30, 2019 at the Carnegie Hall, with five celebrity violinists who gathered together to performed and pay tribute to one of the giants in the musical arts.
Niccolo Paganini’s compositions consisted of diverse works, included violin concertos, sonatas for violin or guitar and violin.
The 24 caprices which he was famous for were to be performed by 5 highly accomplished violinists accompanied by a piano during the concert.
The celebrity vilonists that were scheduled to perform at the concert are: Music Director/Violinist Edmond Fokker van Crayestein, Violinist Elly Suh, Violinist Stefan Milenkovich, Violinist Kevin Zhu, Violinist Sabrina Vivian Höpcker, and Pianist Jochem Geene.
This special concert honoring " Niccolo Paganini " will set the stage for future Violint Concerts tours to be produced in the near future under the name "Paganini Honors Paganini".
Niccolò Paganini borned in 27 October 1782 and died in 27 May 1840, was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was also the most celebrated violin virtuoso of his time, and left his mark as one of the pillars of modern violin technique. His 24 Caprices for Solo Violin Op. 1 are among the best known of his compositions, and have served as an inspiration for many prominent composers.
This will be the first stage of a tour that foresees visiting cities on different continents in the year 2020
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