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Paganini Lost and Found: The Origins and Impact of Caprice No. 24

Led by a panel of speakers comprising violinist Chan Yoong Han, pianist Nicholas Loh, as well as Lim Yau (Dean) and Zechariah Goh (Head of Composition) from the NAFA School of Music, this talk explores the background of Niccolò Paganini's Caprice No. 24, its transformative journey, and compositional influence on his contemporaries and modern-day composers. The talk will be complemented by performances of Caprice No. 24 as well as works related to it.

Niccolò Paganini: Caprice No. 24 in A minor for solo violin
Chan Yoong Han, violin

Franz Liszt: Grandes études de Paganini, S.141, No. 6
Chen Yue, piano

Witold Lutosławski: Variations on a Theme by Paganini
Song Yuexuan and Zou Yuanxu, pianos

Robert Muczynski: Desperate Measures (Paganini Variations)
Winnie Chua, piano

Jun Nagao: Paganini Lost
Michellina Chan and Alexis Seah, alto saxophones
Jessica Leong, piano

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