The Devil’s Violinist: Niccolò Paganini <br> Led by Soovin Kim

Anonymous. Fiddlestick versus Broomstick, 1831. Paganini standing on a chair with a fiddle in one hand and bow in the other. Around the table sit John Key (Lord Mayor of London), Henry Brougham, Charles (Earl) Grey, and Lord John Russell

Encounter III

The Devil’s Violinist: Niccolò Paganini
Led by Soovin Kim

Niccolò Paganini, a near-mythic figure whose fiendish abilities left listeners, performers, and composers equally awestruck, raised the technical standard of violin playing to stratospheric heights. This summer’s third Encounter, led by violin virtuoso Soovin Kim, will delve into Paganini’s intriguing life and work, ultimately revealing how Paganini’s magnificent legacy has endured throughout history and thrives to this day through his astonishing compositions.

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ENCOUNTER LEADER
Wednesday 19Jul
  • The Devil’s Violinist: Niccolò Paganini
    Led by Soovin Kim

    7:30 PM

    Tickets: $48 full price; $20 under age thirty

  • Prelude Performance*

    5:00 PM

    Tickets: Free

  • * Prelude Performances and Koret Young Performers Concerts feature young artists from the Chamber Music Institute. Admission is free. read more