Peace Interlude: Virtuosos and Shiraz
Peace Center Campus
Violin making reached its pinnacle during the late 1600s with master craftsman Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri. Virtuosity on the violin developed significantly with Niccolò Paganini's masterful techniques and advanced compositions that stretched the boundaries of both the instrument and performer. But, just who are the greatest violinists of all time? Come learn about some of the greats of the past and present, including Itzhak Perlman, Jascha Heifetz, Midori, Fritz Kreisler, and Hilary Hahn, at this Interlude.
Did you know?
People believed that Paganini sold his soul to the devil in exchange for his superhuman talents, including the ability to memorize vast amounts of music for public performance.
Featured Beverage: Shiraz
Featured Performance: Itzhak Perlman, violin | Rohan De Silva, piano
About Peace Interludes
Unwind, meet up, and connect with your musical community! Interludes are FREE music appreciation gatherings lead by Peace Center Artist-in-Residence Igor Begelman. Each interlude pairs a musical facet of an upcoming Peace Center performance with a featured beverage for a multi-sensory sip, listen, and learn experience. Featured drinks are available for purchase.
- Thu, Feb 27, 2020 | 5:15 PM Add to cal