In just two weeks, extraordinary Russian violinist Ilya Gringolts will make his ACO debut directing a dazzlingly virtuosic program of Paganini, Vivaldi and Bartók.
Although only in his mid-thirties, Gringolts has been renowned for his performances of Paganini for over twenty years. He became the youngest ever winner of the prestigious International Violin Competition Premio Paganini at only 16 years of age, and has released multiple CDs of Paganini’s music to critical acclaim.
Watch the videos below to see this brilliant violinist in action.
Locatelli – L’arte del violino: Concerto No.3 in A major
Italian Baroque violinist and composer Pietro Locatelli is responsible of some of the most virtuosic music for violin ever written. His L’arte del violino, which is comprised of twelve extremely virtuosic violin concertos, have had an enduring influence on violin technique since their publication in 1733.
Ilya Gringolts Plays Paganini tours 30 September - 8 October, with stops in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney and Brisbane. Full details and tickets via the link below.