This groupmuse happened on Saturday, June 20, at 7:30 PM EDT.

This is a livestreaming Groupmuse Virtual Concert

A live virtual performance with community videochat and a Q&A with the artists.

Paganini's Monument, Eric Silberger's Hour
Virtual Livestream

Paganini's Monument, Eric Silberger's Hour

Sat, June 20, 2020 7:30 PM, EDT

Host

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Some two centuries back, a wild-man violinist named Niccolò Paganini roamed Europe, veritably freaking people out with his electrifying virtuosity. Some just assumed he'd sold his soul to the Devil for chops like that. He set the standard for performance practice for generations to come, and he left behind a large body of work - most notably his 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, regarded as among the most dazzling and challenging pieces ever written for violin.

Enter Eric Silberger -- Tchaikovsky Competition prize winner and master of the high-quality live stream. He's the man for the job, no doubt. Last month, he heroically performed all 24 Caprices, end-to-end, for a West Coast crowd to staggering effect, and this Saturday night, he's bringing the show to more easterly time zones.

The performance clocks in at just over an hour and it is really a sight (and some sound) to behold.

Our pre-concert Zoom starts at 7.30pm EDT, then it's off for an 8pm live-stream, and then it's back to Zoom for a post-game Q&A with our exhausted hero.

Can't wait to see you all there!

Program

24 Caprices by Niccolò Paganini

Caprice in E major 'L'Arpeggio': Andante
Caprice in B minor: Moderato
Caprice in E minor: Sostenuto – Presto – Sostenuto
Caprice in C minor: Maestoso
Caprice in A minor: Agitato
Caprice in G minor 'The Trill': Lento
Caprice in A minor: Posato
Caprice in E-flat major: Maestoso
Caprice in E major 'La chasse': Allegretto
Caprice in G minor: Vivace
Caprice in C major: Andante – Presto – Andante
Caprice in A-flat major: Allegro
Caprice in B-flat major 'Devil's Laughter': Allegro
Caprice in E-flat major: Moderato
Caprice in E minor: Posato
Caprice in G minor: Presto
Caprice in E-flat major: Sostenuto – Andante
Caprice in C major: Corrente – Allegro
Caprice in E-flat major: Lento – Allegro Assai
Caprice in D major: Allegretto
Caprice in A major: Amoroso – Presto
Caprice in F major: Marcato
Caprice in E-flat major: Posato
Caprice in A minor: Tema con Variazioni (Quasi Presto)

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Groupmuse, almost 2 years ago

Hi all,

Zoom seems to be having a bit of trouble today -- input this link into your browser to join the Zoom chat now: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84209257848

If you can't join for the Zoom, the concert starts at 8pm EDT on Youtube and you can watch it here: https://www.groupmuse.com/events/10773-paganini-s-monument-eric-silberger-s-hour/stream

See you soon!


Attendees

Judith Underwood
Elana Smith
Mark Oliver
Daniel Greenhouse
Elaine Sheng
Debra Smith
Sophie Asher
Shannon Trilli Kempner
Louis Schwartz
Yanny Young
Alma Lizcano
Viktor Lazarov
Ivy A Turner
Deb Kauffman
Wendy Forrester
Mimi Koren
Linda Fricke
Martha Richmond
Yelena Grinberg
Alla Polotskaia
Mara Silverman
Pamela Geiger
Michele Kling
Margarita Coffey
Rachel Auer
Robert Schwartz
Nancy S. Lyons
Barbara Struthers
Henry Mei
Henrietta Silberger
Arjun Mudan
Loren Stephens
Dathan Liblik
Denys Carrillo
Nancy Murphy
Steven Wang
Franklin Angela
Itzel Ayala
Britt R
Chris nickerson
Michele Hopkins
Айзек
James Periconi
Leah Samuel
Jess
Wendy Cheng
Anna Victoria Adler
Harvey Dershin
Subaiou Zhang
Debra Zanewich
Kenji Fujishima
Dave Henk
Calvin Dotsey
Donald
Rita Singer
Mark Davenport
William pike
Robert Labaree
Crystal Johnson
Karen Lesley-Lloyd
Julianna Nagy
Barbara Bach
Sophie K
Rae-ann Heinrich
Sarah Jane Horton
Stephanie Cowell
Linda andrei
Eva Lerner-Lam
Pamela Vonmende
Carol Mack
Beverly Brooks
Howard Schranz
Susie Palfreyman
Edward M. Morgan
Katherine Elena
Kyla Henriksen
Vladic Ravich
Shari Moore
Karen sobel
Zach Cohen
Agnes Chan
Lee Mondshein
Elliot Glickler
Helaine Ciporen
Lani Adler
Monika Pauli
Denise Saddler
Cynthia Lyons Weichelt
Jon R
David Villegas
Zach Lambert
Reiko Green
Nadja Jackson
Victoria Moy
Isabel Vondermuhll
Brian Gray
David Galbreath
Liz Hays
Hope Winters
Sherri Morris
Philip Friedel
Christine Stufflebeam
Adena Staben
Claudia Oney
Ben Linder
Sara Staben
David Sanders
Meg Zajicek
Rebecca Ault
Ruth Anne Cionca
Sylvia V
Judith Landon
Kay LaBanca
Dana Shaw
Margaret Heymann
Risa Rosenberg
Donna Green
Marc Silberger
Eliezer Richmond
Cody Goebel
MELISSA WHITTENBURG
Marcia Lowenstein
Aileen Kim
Jeff Krolik
Anna Maria Mendieta
Louis F Vernacchio
Barbara Kreiger
Donald B Thomas
Jennifer Rhodes
Anna-Luisa
Cathy Newman
Eric
Maureen McNulty
Jane Rosenof
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