Auguri Niccolo Paganini

  Happy 233rd birthday to Niccolò Paganini – the greatest violinist who ever lived. Here’s a report of his playing, from the French journal Le Globe, in 1831: “He seizes his fiddle, hugs it betwixt chin and chest, and fixes on it a look at once of pride, penetration and gentleness. Thus resteth he several

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Juilliard School Opens Campus in China

(Originally posted here:   http://www.allthingsstrings.com/News/News/Juilliard-School-Opens-Campus-in-China ) The Juilliard School has announced it will open a campus in China, the Tianjin Juilliard School, in 2018. The campus, which will be Juilliard’s first campus outside of its historic New York grounds, will be the first performing-arts institution in China to offer a US-accredited master’s degree. “I believe that maintaining

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