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Kia ora and welcome to the 44th International Viola Congress schedule! The 44th IVC was held from September 1-5, 2017 in Wellington, New Zealand. To view our programme online, please click here. For more information visit our website or contact IVCWgtn2017@gmail.com.
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Monday, September 4 • 11:30 - 12:20
Lecture Recital: "Oh Mr. Paganini, Don't be such a Meanie!"

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This lecture and performance demonstration will discuss the process of performing and recording the 24 caprices by Paganini.   They have been performed around the world and in a Carnegie Hall recital by Goldstein, and recently been released on Centaur Records.   The presentation will discuss: Supporting general set up, learning the caprices, on cheating, tricks and shortcuts, developing strokes will conclude with caprices requests.

Elias Goldstein is considered a star among musicians and maintains a busy schedule performing and teaching around the world.   He is a top prize-winner at the Primrose, Bashmet and Lionel Tertis International Viola Competitions, and is currently teaching at Louisiana State University.   He has given master-classes and recitals at the most important music schools and venues in the United States and abroad and is a founding member of the Logos String Quartet, in residence at LSU.    His mentors were Mark Zinger and Sally Chisholm. He is the first violist to perform all 24 caprices by Paganini in a live recital and at Carnegie Hall.

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Elias Goldstein

Associate Professor of Viola, Louisiana State University School of Music
Elias Goldstein is considered a star among musicians and maintains a busy schedule performing and teaching around the world.   He is a top prize-winner at the Primrose, Bashmet and Lionel Tertis International Viola Competitions, and is currently teaching at Louisiana State University... Read More →

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Monday September 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:20 NZST
Laby: LB 118 Kelburn, Wellington 6012