Video: Violinist Amadeus Leopold Does Extreme Paganini

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 04:56 PM

Amadeus Leopold performs Paganini Amadeus Leopold performs Paganini

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:

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@Listener: Make sure you're trying the second big image on the screen, not the top one. There should be a play button displaying in the center. If not, perhaps you may need to update the Flash player on your browser.

Oct. 25 2013 11:16 AM
Listener

Why is the video not functional? (there's no play button)

Oct. 25 2013 10:27 AM

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