Video: Violinist Amadeus Leopold Does Extreme Paganini

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Amadeus Leopold, the violinist/performance artist formerly known as Hahn-Bin, has released a video featuring his own flamboyant take on Paganini's Caprice No. 24. With characteristic bravado, he tells his followers on Twitter, "this is the future of classical music." Watch and tell us what you think.

 

Visually, if not necessarily musically, Leopold's video seems to echo one by the breakdancer (and onetime Yo-Yo Ma collaborator) Lil Buck: